A Man For the Books

Date: 
Sunday, April 28 - 1: 00 PM to 6: 00 PM
Location: 
James M. Stewart '32 Theater - 185 Nassau Street

A MAN for the BOOKS
A Gathering to honor
the generosity of
Leonard L. Milberg ’53

Opening Remarks and Reading | 1:00
Bill Gleason, Chair, English Department
Michael Cadden, Chair, Lewis Center for the Arts

Reading
Paul Muldoon
Howard G.B. Clark ’21 University Professor
in the Humanities; Professor of Creative Writing,
Lewis Center for the Arts; Chair, Fund for Irish Studies,
Princeton University

Jewish American Writers |1:30 - 2:45
Michael Wood, Chair
Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor
of English and Comparative Literature,
Princeton University
Lucette Lagnado
Wall Street Journal, winner Sami Rohr Prize
for Jewish Literature
Gary Shteyngart
Winner National Jewish Book Award

Poetry | 3:00 - 4:15
Esther Schor, Chair
Professor of English, Princeton University
Rosanna Warren
Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor,
University of Chicago
Michael Hofmann
Winner Schlegel-Tieck Prize

Irish Drama | 4:30 - 5:45
Fintan O’Toole, Chair
Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters
in English and Theatre, Princeton University
Emily Mann
Artistic Director, McCarter Theatre, Princeton
Marina Carr
Playwright, Dublin, Ireland
Garry Hynes
Artistic Director, Druid Theatre, Galway, Ireland

Closing Remarks
Reception to follow

 

Presented by the Department of English, The Lewis Center for the Arts, with Support from the Fund for Irish Studies, The Program in American Studies, and the Council of the Humanities.