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Time: 17:30 - 19:00

Date: 4 November, 2021

Event Category: Events , Other

Website: https://www.alumni.mcgill.ca/aoc/events-travel/EventDetails.php?id=NDQyODE

Location: Online – Please RSVP

Organizer: Friends of the McGill Library, View Organizer Website

F.R. Scott Lecture 2021 (Virtual)
From the Classics to Pop Culture: An Evening with Daniel Mendelsohn

Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 5:30PM (ET)

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@mcgill.ca.

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

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