Religion and the Art of the Novel

Photo of Marilynne Robinson's book, Gilead

Religion and the Art of the Novel

Panel Discussion with Marilynne Robinson
Avenali Lecture
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Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

Author Marilynne Robinson is joined in discussion by UC Berkeley faculty panelists Dorothy Hale (English), Jonathan Sheehan (History), and Robert Hass (English).

Robinson is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop and author of Gilead, which won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. She is also the author of four books of nonfiction, The Death of Adam, Absence of Mind, When I Was a Child I Read Books, and Mother Country. In 2013, Robinson was awarded the National Humanities Medal.

The Avenali Lecture is free and open to the public.

Marilynne Robinson will also offer a public lecture at 1:00 pm titled Shakespeare: The Question of Audience.

Cosponsored by the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion