On Wednesday, November 17, Italian language writers Jhumpa Lahiri and Amara Lakhous joined the European Institute for a conversation about writing in Italian, migration/mobility, and belonging.
On Monday night, the Veritas Forum at Columbia, along with the John Jay Society, hosted an online Zoom entitled “Should Some Books Not Be Read?” At the event, a philosopher and a writer discussed the moral consequences of reading “dangerous” books.
Ross Chapman recounts the panel discussion, “Reading the Election”, in which the drama of this election cycle was connected to literature. This event was the perfect antidote for election season sour grapes. “In the wake of the election, what can the study of literature offer us?” Rachel Eisendrath posed this question to a somber Ella Weed […]