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Saul Bellow Centenary Roundtable

General Programming

dateNovember 5, 2015 timeThursday, 6:15pm EST location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
  • The Department of English and Comparative Literature
  • The American Studies Program
  • The Library of America

The Heyman Center for the Humanities hosts a roundtable discussion on the centenary of the birth of Saul Bellow. Panelists will discuss why Bellow's work remains as vital as ever and continues to compel readers, including college students; his place in post-war American literary history; and his unique narrative voice that has created imperishable characters.

No registration required; seating is first-come-first-served.

  • Ross Posnock Anna Garbedian Professor of the Humanities Columbia University
  • Benjamin Taylor Adjunct Associate Professor Columbia University
  • Zachary Leader Professor of English Literature Roehampton University
  • Alexandra Schwartz Journalist and Editor The New Yorker Magazine
  • David Mikics Moores Distinguished Professor of English The University of Houston, Honors College