Durst Distinguished Lecture-Dinaw Mengestu


3:00pm  — 7:00pm


Administration Building

Interested in Humanities?  You should check out the Durst Distinguished Lecture Series, the Office of Admissions will include a campus tour, question and answer session with faculty followed by the Lecture. 

The Event will include:

Campus Tour: 3:00pm
Question & Answer: 4:30pm
Durst Distinguished Lecture - Dinaw Mengestu: 4:30pm (Humanities Theatre)


A Reading and Conversation 

Dinaw Mengestu is the author of three novels: The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (2007), How to Read the Air (2010), and All Our Names (2014). A recipient of a Lannan Foundation Fellowship and a grant from the MacArthur Foundation, Mengestu was named a “20 Under 40” by The New Yorker in 2010. His essays and fiction have appeared in, among other places, The New YorkerRolling Stone,Harper’s, and Granta.

The Durst Distinguished Lecture Series is made possible by the Roy and Shirley Durst Distinguished Chair in Literature Endowment.