Northwestern Events Calendar

Mar
18
2020

Current Issues in LGBTQ Health featuring Garth Greenwell

CANCELLED

When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: 625 N Michigan Ave, Stonewall Conference Room, 14 floor, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Cost: Free

Contact: Shannon Sotomayor  

Group: Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH)

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Please join us for our upcoming Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture with Garth Greenwell. In collaboration with Medill School of Journalism, Greenwell will be giving a talk titled “A Conversation on Cleanness with Garth Greenwell” moderated by Dr. Steven Thrasher. The event is co-sponsored by Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).

The talk will be held from 12:00 – 1:30pm (CT) on Wednesday, March 18 in the Stonewall Conference Room at 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400, Chicago IL. Lunch will be provided. The talk will be livestreamed and recorded via BlueJeans.

About the speaker:

Garth Greenwell is the author of What Belongs to You, which won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year, was longlisted for the National Book Award, and was a finalist for six other prizes, including the PEN/Faulkner Award and the LA Times Book Prize. It was named a best book of 2016 by more than 50 publications in nine countries, and has been translated into a dozen languages. A new book of fiction, Cleanness, was published in January. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and The Paris Review, and his nonfiction appears widely. He lives in Iowa City and is currently teaching at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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