Events

Mark Mazower in a Conversation with Will Self

Past Series, The Writing Lives Series

October 28, 2013 Monday, 6:15pm EDT Buell Hall, East Gallery, Columbia University

Will Self, author of many outstanding novels, including most recently, Umbrella (Grove Press, 2013) will appear in conversation with historian and Director of the Heyman Center for the Humanities, Mark Mazower. Their discussion will explore the diverse ways novelists and historians approach the problem of modern organized violence, its collective social expressions, and its impact upon the individual, and will be interspersed with readings from Will Self's new work.

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served.

Participants
  • Will Self Author
  • Mark Mazower Ira D. Wallach Professor of World Order Studies Department of History, Columbia University