Art of Writing

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Past Art of Writing Events

Katrina Dodson on the Art of Translation

Writing and Thinking in Two Languages
Art of Writing
Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021 4:00 pm
| Online

Katrina Dodson, winner of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize, reflects on why there is no such thing as a perfect translation, and why the work of translating requires inhabiting other worlds.

Michael Lewis

In Conversation on the Art of Writing
Art of Writing
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 5:00 pm
| Morrison Reading Room, 101 Doe Library

Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short, Moneyball, and other bestselling books, discusses his career and practice as a writer.

Patricia Williams in Conversation with Ramona Naddaff

When Not to Write Like a Lawyer: The Art of Genre Transgression
Art of Writing
Friday, Sep 14, 2018 4:00 pm
| Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Patricia Williams is the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia University. A scholar of race, gender, and law, she is a prolific writer across a variety of genres. Her books include The Alchemy of Race and Rights and Open House: Of Family, Food, Piano Lessons, and the Search for a Room of My Own. She is a columnist for the Nation.