An Evening with Marlon James
Join us for a reading from Black Leopard, Red Wolf, followed by a discussion with the author, Marlon James. In 2015, James became the first Jamaican winner of the Man Booker Prize for A Brief History of Seven Killings, which also won a 2015 American Book Award and was listed as one of the New York Times’ top 10 books of 2014. Black Leopard, Red Wolf (2019) is a period piece influenced by African history and mythology.
Presented in collaboration with the English Department and Harambee House.
Feb 19, 4:30 PM, Feb 20, 12:45 PM
Mar 11, 4:30 PMDiasporic Tradition as Curatorial Practice
Newhouse Fellow Nazan Bedirhanoglu reflects on the use of symbols and narratives as building blocks of the Kurdish diasporic identity and share insights about her field research on the Kurdish diaspora in the United States.Event Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 4:30pm
Feb 25, 7:30–10 PMShoshana Zuboff: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
Shoshana Zuboff, professor emerita at Harvard Business School, discusses her recent book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, and how our economy, politics, and society are increasingly being shaped by digital technologies.Event Date:Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -7:30pm to 10:00pm
Mar 12, 4:30 PM