Asking for the Impossible - Lecture by Dr. Azriel BibliowiczApril 11, 2017 at 6:308:30 p.m.

Time: April 11, 2017 at 6:308:30 p.m.

Dr. Azriel Bibliowicz will present a lecture, "Asking for the Impossible" on Tuesday, April 11 starting at 6:30 p.m. in Olin 103.

His lecture will focus on the power of words and the responsibility of writers to intentionally revive or evolve the meaning of words to create social change. In this lecture Bibliowicz will draw from canonic authors like Shakespeare, Cervantes, and more contemporary ones like Elias Canetti, Paul Celan, and Mario Vargas Llosa to address how poets and novelists have dealt with beginnings and ends, with fantasy and reality, and with overwhelming political and social circumstances.

Dr. Azriel Bibliowicz is a novelist and professor emeritus who taught creative writing and literature in the School for Film and Television at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogot??, Columbia where he also founded the Masters in Creative Writing program.

Sponsored by Lefler Endowment and Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, LALACS, and the Three Crowns Curriculum. This event is free an open to the public.

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