Lecture: The Voices of Culture – Joseph Epstein
You are invited to attend the final Voices of Culture Lecture Series event of the season. Writer and essayist Joseph Epstein will present a virtual talk entitled "The Novel, Who Needs It?"
A special musical performance from a member of the Fred Fox School of Music faculty will air at 4:40 p.m. prior to the talk.
Joseph Epstein is an American writer and the author of 31 books. His essays have been included in the annual editions of The Best American Short Stories. Mr. Epstein taught writing and literature for 30 years at Northwestern University, was the editor of The American Scholar between 1974 and 1997, and was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2003 by President George W. Bush and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Epstein also has been a regular contributor to Commentary, The New Yorker, Harper's, The New Republic, New York Review of Books and The National Standard. His most recent publication is called "Gallimaufry: A Collection of Essays, Reviews, Bits" (2020).
The Voices of Culture is a non-partisan, broad-based academic forum that values diversity of thought and background, openness and insight, and depth of understanding.