Hall Center For The Humanities


Michael Chabon
celebrated author

"A Conversation with Michael Chabon"
Humanities Lecture Series : Conversation

Tue., Oct. 28, 2008, 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Hall Center Conference Hall
This event is free and open to the public.

Michael Chabon is the celebrated author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys. In 2000, he published what The New York Review of Books called his magnum opus, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. The novel went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2001. His novel, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, was published in 2007 to enthusiastic reviews. Chabon studied at Carnegie-Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh, and received an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at UC Irvine. He has lectured widely on topics including the art and craft of writing, the tradition of Jewish fiction, and Vladimir Nabokov.

Partial funding for the Humanities Lecture Series is provided by The National Endowment for the Humanities 2000 Challenge Grant.

The Humanities Lecture Series is presented by The Hall Center for the Humanities, and is co-sponsored by Kansas Public Radio. For more information about the Hall Center or the Lecture Series, contact us at (785) 864-4798 or hallcenter@ku.edu or visit our web site at www.hallcenter.ku.edu.
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