Join CU Boulder faculty (including the English department's Adam Bradley on January 30th, at 7:00 p.m.) for a series of lectures on Nobel Prize-winning authors from around the world! The lecture series is free and open to the public.
January Lecture: Monday, January 30th at 7:00 p.m.
Bob Dylan, awarded the most recent Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016
Bob Dylan is an American songwriter, singer, artist, and writer noted for creating new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.
Presented by Associate Professor Adam Bradley (Dept. of English)
February Lecture: Monday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m.
Dario Fo, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1997
Dario Fo was an Italian playwright and actor who emulated the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden. Presented by Professor Valerio Ferme (Dept. of French & Italian, Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities)
March Lecture: Monday, March 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Herta Müller, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009
Herta Muller is a Romanian-born German novelist, poet, and essayist who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed. Presented by Associate Professor Beverly Weber (Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures)
April Lecture: Monday, April 3rd at 7:00 p.m.
Joseph Brodsky, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1987
Joseph Brodsky was a Russian and American poet and essayist noted for an all-embracing authorship, imbued with clarity of thought and poetic intensity. Presented by Professor Mark Lipovetsky (Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures)