Join us for a Keynote address from Lewis Hyde.
Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Raytheon Amphitheater 120 Forsyth Street, Boston
Please join us for a Keynote address by Lewis Hyde followed by a discussion with the Northeastern Humanities Center Faculty Fellows.
Lewis Hyde is a poet, essayist, translator, and cultural critic with a particular interest in the public life of the imagination. A MacArthur Fellow and former director of undergraduate creative writing at Harvard University, Hyde is the Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College and an Associate of Harvard’s Mahindra Humanities Center. Hyde has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Lannan Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation. His award winning books include The Gift; Trickster Makes This World; and Common as Air. He is currently working on A Primer for Forgetting, an exploration of the situations in which forgetfulness is more useful than memory.