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Sarah Churchwell: Does Literature Build Peace? Literature and UNESCO’s Miss...
Wed 17 May 2017, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
We are delighted to welcome Professor Sarah Churchwell to the University of Nottingham to speak on the value of literature to today's society and to reflect on the ambitions of UNESCO 70 years on from when it was first established.
Professor Sarah Churchwell is an American-born academic who is the Professor of American Literature and Public Understanding of the Humanities, and director of the Being Human festival at the University of London, UK. She is known for her expertise in twentieth- and twenty-first-century fiction. She regularly appears on British television and radio and has also judged several literary prizes, including the Booker Prize, the Women's (Orange) Prize for Fiction, and the David Cohen Prize for Literature.
The venue is just 2 mins walk from the tram stop at Lakeside, behind the Archaeological Museum.
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Arts Centre Lecture Theatre, A30
Djanogly Gallery Rotunda
University of Nottingham, University Park Campus