Library Lecture Series

Fall 2018 Lectures

Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai

Friday, September 7th, 2018, 4:00-5:00 PM
ZSR Special Collections & Archives Reading Room (Room 625, Reynolds Wing)

The ZSR Library Lecture series and the Bookmarks Authors in Schools program present a book talk with author Rebecca Makkai. Her new novel, The Great Believers, explores the effects of the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s on a multigenerational Chicago family. This event is free and open to the public.

Albert Earle Gurganus

Al Gurganus

Thursday, October 4, 2018, reception at 4:00PM, lecture at 5:00PM
ZSR Special Collections & Archives Reading Room (Room 625, Reynolds Wing)

At the hundredth anniversary of Kurt Eisner’s Bavarian Revolution and Republic, Al Gurganus (BA, ’75) reads from his new biography of the Jewish socialist intellectual, Kurt Eisner: A Modern Life ( Camden House, 2018). Dr. Gurganus is Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages at The Citadel. A reception sponsored by the WFU Jewish Studies program will follow the talk. This event is free and open to the public.