Brown Bag Lunch: André Aciman

by laurie

Speaker

André Aciman

Event Details

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Time: 12-1:30

Place: 105 Ingraham Hall

Note: Please feel free to bring your lunch; soft drinks and dessert will also be available.

To RSVP or for further information, please e-mail Laurie Silverberg.

Summary

Please join author, essayist, and memoirist André Aciman for a brown bag lunch and discussion of the following three readings (click to download as .pdf):

Lavender
Uncertain Jew
Shadow Cities

About the Speaker

André Aciman specializes in seventeenth-century French literature and modern European literature but his writing travels much further. He is the author of the novel Call Me by Your Name, the memoir Out of Egypt, and False Papers: Essays on Exile and Memory. He has co-authored and edited The Proust Project and Letters of Transit. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and his work has appeared in The Best American Essays. He is a professor of Comparative Literature at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Mr. Aciman’s visit was made possible by the Center for the Humanities and the Wisconsin Book Festival. He will also be speaking at the Overture Center at 7:30 pm on Thursday, October 20. Click here for more information about the evening presentation.