2021 F.R. Scott Lecture

Thursday, November 4, 2021 17:30to18:30

From the Classics to Pop Culture: An Evening with Daniel Mendelsohn

The Friends of the McGill Library are delighted to welcome Daniel Mendelsohn, internationally bestselling critic, essayist, translator, and author of, among many others, The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million (2006); An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic (2017); Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones (2019); and Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate (2020).

The evening will feature a virtual conversation between Daniel Mendelsohn and Allan Hepburn, James McGill Professor of Twentieth-Century Literature at McGill University. Professor Hepburn's research focuses on the novel - British, American, Irish, Canadian. His areas of interest include twentieth-century fiction, contemporary literature, and aesthetics.

Audience questions can be emailed in advance or during the event to info.library [at] mcgill.ca.

Works by Daniel Mendelsohn and Allan Hepburn will be available for purchase at Paragraphe Books.

The F.R. Scott Lecture is generously supported by Donald Walcot.

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