Writer in Residence: Barbara Goldsmith
A question and answer session plus book signing and reception will follow each lecture.
Dec 02, 2013
from 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm
|Where||Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor|
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Barbara Goldsmith is a noted author and historian. Her well-known, award-winning books include Little Gloria . . . Happy at Last, Johnson v. Johnson, Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull, and Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie, which recently won the prestigious American Institute of Physics Best Book Award, and has been translated into twenty languages. Dr. Goldsmith was a Founding and Contributing Editor of New York Magazine, the Senior Editor of Harper's Bazaar, and has written for The New York Times and The New Yorker. Among her many awards was an appointment to the President's Commission for the Celebration of Women in American History, a Lifetime Achievement Award in Literary Arts of the Guild Hall Academy of the Arts, the Poets and Writers "Writers for Writers" award, the American Publishers Association Literary Award, and the alumnae achievement award from Wellesley College. As a crusader for human rights, she is donor of the PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write award.
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