Authors & Artist Series

AuthorandArtists

Save the Date:

Oct. 27:  Rachel Kushner, Award-Winning Author

Nov. 11:  Peter Sellars, Theatre Director and Distinguished Professor, UCLA

Jan. 19:  Ada Limón, 24th Poet Laureate of the United States

 

2019-2020
  • Jos Charles poet
  • Patience Agbabi poet and performer
  • The Shakespeare Trial with L. Song Richardson (UCI Law) and Erwin Chemerinksy (Berkeley Law)
  • David Henry Hwang playwright
  • Rafael Campo, Poetry of Hope and Healing physician and poet
  • Tang Shu-Wing theater director, Hong Kong
  • Letters from Home multi-media performance & memoir
  • Helen Zia author of “Last Boat from Shanghai”
  • Bruce Sterling futurist and science fiction writer
  • Clarinda Jackson Mac Low, “The Pronouns”
2018-2019
  • Simon Majumdar, “Fed, White and Blue: Finding America with My Fork”
  • Min Jin Lee, “Pachinko”
  • Sarah Stillman, Staff writer for “The New Yorker”
  • Bill McKibben, “The End of Nature”
  • Kevin Young, “Brown: Poems”
  • Natasha Treheway, Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet, “Native Guard”
  • Grace Talusan, “The Body Papers”
  • Jennine Capo Crucet, “Make Your Home Among Strangers”
2017-2018
  • Colson Whitehead, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, "Underground Railroad"
  • Ted Chiang, "Arrival"
  • Jill Lepore, "The American Experience - A Lab Report"
  • Alice Sebold '98, "The Lovely Bones", "Lucky"
  • Angie Thomas, "The Hate U Give"