Author Events

Oct 21, 2016 3:30 PM

2241 Chamberlin Hall
423-459 N Charter St.
Madison, WI 53706

Michael Riordan, professor emeritus in physics at the UC Santa Cruz speaks on his recent book co-authored with Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider.

For more information see the UW-Madison Department of Physics events calendar.

Oct 21, 2016 7:00 PM

The Theater at MAD
Jerome and Simona Chazen Building
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, draws on her recently published book, Live Form: Women, Ceramics, and Community in a talk about the legacy of Bauhaus-trained potter Marguerite Wildenhain (American, b. France, 1896–1985).

$10 general / $5 members and students. For more information and to purchase tickets see the MAD website.

Oct 22, 2016 12:00 PM - Oct 22, 2016 5:00 PM

at the Arts Club of Chicago Centennial Open House

201 E. Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611

The Arts Club of Chicago at 100: Art and Culture, 1916-2016 will be featured at the Arts Club of Chicago Centennial Open House. Grammy award-winning sextet Eighth Blackbird will perform a special commissioned piece, Composition as Explanation, by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang and artists from Chicago and around the world will be engaged in discussions and performances throughout the day.

For more information as well as a complete list of artists and performers see the Arts Club of Chicago blog.

Oct 22, 2016 6:00 PM

Central Library
Community Rooms 301 & 302
201 W Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703

Katherine J. Cramer speaks about her book The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker at the Wisconsin Book Festival.

See the Festival website for more information.

Oct 23, 2016 5:00 PM

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington DC 20008

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot speaks about her new book Growing Each Other Up: When Our Children Become Our Teachers.

For more information see the event description at the Politics and Prose website.

Oct 25, 2016 2:30 PM

Honors Commons
M. D. Anderson Library
4333 University Dr.
Houston, TX 77204

Alice Kaplan, speaks about her new book Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic in a public lecture at the University of Houston.

See the University of Houston Department of Modern and Classical Languages events calendar for more information.

Oct 27, 2016 7:00 PM

The Great Hall of The Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003

Peter Balakian, this year's recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his 2015 book of poems Ozone Journal joins 12 other poets to read from their own Pulitzer-winning collections as well as select poems by past winners.

Featuring: Rae Armantrout, John Ashbery, Carl Dennis, Stephen Dunn, Jorie Graham, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, Philip Schultz, Vijay Seshadri, Natasha Trethewey, and Charles Wright.

Tickets for a private dinner with the poets and their publishers following the event are also available.

For more information visit:

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