Global Literary Encounters: Two Evenings

Global Literary Encounters book discussions are pre-lecture discussions that align with the Pittsburgh Arts & Lecture's Ten Evenings series. Global Literary Encounters put prominent world authors and their work in a global perspective in order to provide additional insight on writers and engaging issues.  Register here or at the at the tab below.

Registration is open to all.

How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

by Clint Smith

November 3 | 6 - 7 PM | Virtual

This book discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Edda L. Fields-Black, Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University.

To Paradise 

by Haniya Yanagihara

May 4 | 6 - 7 PM | Virtual

For questions regarding Two Evenings, please contact Maja Konitzer at