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ARTSpeak Lecture: Writer Siri Hustvedt

April 11 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Notable writer Siri Hustvedt will lecturing on one or more of the many topics that she has explored in her writing. Siri Hustvedt is the author of a book of poetry, three collections of essays, a work of nonfiction, and six novels, including the international bestsellers What I Loved and The Summer Without Men. Her most recent novel The Blazing World was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won The Los Angeles Book Prize for fiction. In 2012 she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. She has a PhD in English from Columbia University and is a lecturer in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. Her work has been translated into over 30 languages.

This event is part of ARTSpeak, an interdisciplinary program presented by the departments of Fine Arts and History of Art. ARTSpeak is made possible in part through funding by the FIT Student-Faculty Corporation, the School of Art and Design, and the School of Liberal Arts. For more information, visit blog.fitnyc.edu/artspeak.

This event is free and open to the public. 

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Date:
April 11
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Website:
http://blog.fitnyc.edu/artspeak

Venue

Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Organizer

Julia Jacquette
Phone:
(212) 217-5891
Email:
julia_jacquette@fitnyc.edu