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Chancellor’s Distinguished Speakers Series- Colson Whitehead

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Chancellor's Distinguished Speakers Series


I am excited to announce that Colson Whitehead, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, will speak on Tuesday, April 17 as part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Date: April 17, 2018
Public Lecture: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Book Signing: 6:15 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: UCI Student Center

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Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad (an Oprah’s Book Club selection and winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize), The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York.

This event is co-sponsored by UCI Illuminations. For questions, contact Julia Lupton at jrlupton@uci.edu.


On Tuesday, April 10, Professor Michael Szalay will host a book club discussion of The Underground Railroad at Langson Libary from 5:30 – 7:00p.m. Reserve your seat today.