2019 Philip Roth Lecture – Newark Public Library

2019 Philip Roth Lecture

Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 6:00-8:00 PM
The Newark Public Library, Centennial Hall | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

You are cordially invited to attend the Newark Public Library’s Philip Roth Lecture on Monday, November 4th, with guest lecturer, Sean Wilentz speaking on American Slavery, American Antislavery.

Monday, November 4th, 2019 | Doors Open at 5:30 PM |  Program Begins at 6:30 PM | Reception: 7:30 PM
The Newark Public Library, Centennial Hall | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

This year’s lecturer is Princeton’s Sean Wilentz. Mr. Wilentz is the author of a wide range of books including: The Rise of American Democracy, No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding and Bob Dylan in America. His Lecture topic is American Slavery, American Antislavery. After retiring, Mr. Roth devoted most of his reading to the study of American history. Professor Wilentz was Roth’s guide, helping to make him to make book selections and engaging in discussions of the material.

Thanks to Community Foundation of New Jersey and Audible for their ongoing support of the Philip Roth Lecture series.

The Philip Roth Lecture Committee
Adam Gopnik, journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker
Nicole Krauss, novelist
David Remnick, Editor in Chief of The New Yorker
Benjamin Taylor, author, most recently, of The Hue and Cry at Our House
Rosemary Steinbaum, NPL Board Representative
Jeffrey Trzeciak, Director, NPL

Please RSVP Below by Friday, November 1st