Northwestern Events Calendar

Mar
12
2019

"An American Summer-Love and Death in Chicago" book discussion with author Alex Kotlowitz

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: McCormick Foundation Center, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Stacy Simpson   847.467.2961

Group: Medill Events - All

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Author and Medill faculty member Alex Kotlowitz discusses his new book with Interim Dean Charles Whitaker.

Light refreshments will be served prior and after the discussion.

Alex Kotlowitz is the author of the national bestseller There Are No Children Here, which the New York Public Library selected as one of the 150 most important books of the twentieth century. His second book, The Other Side of the River, was awarded the Heartland Prize for Non-Fiction. For his documentary film, The Interrupters, he received an Emmy and a Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary. Kotlowitz’s work, which has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and on public radio’s This American Life, has been honored with two Peabody awards, two duPont-Columbia University awards, and a George Polk Award. He is a writer in residence at Northwestern University. Kotlowitz lives with his wife, Maria Woltjen, and their two children, Mattie and Lucas, just outside of Chicago.

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