Freedom to Write Lecture

David Grossman, an Israeli author and journalist, delivered the Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. Topics included violence and… read more

David Grossman, an Israeli author and journalist, delivered the Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. Topics included violence and war, moral judgment, the language of citizens of a sustained conflict, and influences on his writing. Following his speech, Ms. Gordimer, a South African author, commented on his lecture and then interviewed him about his life, work, and philosophy.

David Grossman’s books include Death as a Way of Life: From Oslo to the Geneva Agreement, Sleeping on a Wire: Conversations with Palestinians in Israel, and The Yellow Wind. Ms. Gordimer was awarded the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature.

The event was held in the Great Hall at Cooper Union. close

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 26, 2007
Last Aired:
Jul 8, 2007

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  • May 26, 2007 | 4:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2007 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 2007 | 7:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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