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ARTSpeak: Siri Hustvedt
Notable writer Siri Hustvedt lectures on one or more of the many topics that she has explored in her writing. Siri Hustvedt is the author of a book of poetry, three collections of essays, a work of nonfiction, and six novels, including the international bestsellers What I Loved and The Summer Without Men. Her most recent novel The Blazing World was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won The Los Angeles Book Prize for fiction. In 2012 she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. She has a PhD in English from Columbia University and is a lecturer in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. Her work has been translated into over 30 languages.
This event is part of ARTSpeak, an interdisciplinary program presented by the departments of Fine Arts and History of Art. ARTSpeak is made possible in part through funding by the FIT Student-Faculty Corporation, the School of Art and Design, and the School of Liberal Arts.
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