Lannan Events for the 2017-2018 Season

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Glenn Greenwald with Tom Engelhardt - SOLD OUT

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Glenn Greenwald is an investigative journalist and author. A former constitutional lawyer, he founded the online global media outlet The Intercept with Laura Poitras and Jeremy Scahill in 2014. He is the author of...

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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz with Nick Estes

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is known for her lifelong commitment to national and international social justice issues. She has been active in the international Indigenous movement for more than four decades, working with...

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Óscar Martínez with Alfredo Corchado

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Óscar Martínez is an award-winning Salvadoran investigative journalist and co-founder of, the first online newspaper in Latin America providing in-depth coverage of migration, violence and organized crime in...

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Valeria Luiselli with Sonia Nazario

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983 and has lived in Africa, Asia, Central America, and Europe. She now lives in New York City. Her works have been widely translated and include the novels Faces in the...

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Nomi Prins with Juliet Schor

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Nomi Prins is an author, journalist and public speaker. She is well known for her books All the Presidents’ Bankers and It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall...

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Colum McCann with Gabriel Byrne

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories, including Let the Great World Spin, TransAtlantic, and Thirteen Ways of Looking. In a 2013 interview the author said, “I believe in the...

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Aleksandar Hemon with John Freeman

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Aleksandar Hemon’s books include the novels The Making of Zombie Wars and Nowhere Man, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the story collections The Question of Bruno and Love and Obstacles. Born...

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Roxane Gay with Tressie McMillan Cottom

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic. Her works include the story collection Difficult Women and Ayiti, a blend of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry interwoven into a tale of the Haitian diaspora. In her essay...

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Diane Ravitch with Jesse Hagopian

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Diane Ravitch is the nation’s leading advocate for public education. She is a historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture,...

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Rachel Kushner with Michael Silverblatt

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Rachel Kushner’s first novel, Telex from Cuba, is set in Oriente, Cuba, in an expat community funded by the United Fruit Company and a nickel mine, during the years leading up to Castro’s revolution. Of the book, the...

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Clive Hamilton with Lisa Sideris

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Clive Hamilton is an Australian public intellectual and Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University in Australia. He is the author of The Freedom...

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Colson Whitehead with Kevin Young

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Colson Whitehead is the author of The Underground Railroad, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Carnegie Medal for Fiction. The book chronicles the life of Cora, a slave on a cotton...

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Exhibit: Something Fierce

Sarah Pickering - Explosion - Fuel Air Explosion22 July – 17 September 2017

Lannan Foundation Gallery

Something Fierce features eight women artists whose work exemplifies an element of ferocity, whether it be expressed in the subject, process or intent.

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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Awarded 2016 Cultural Freedom Award

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation book coverFrom #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, written by Princeton University scholar and activist Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has won the 2016 Cultural Freedom Award for an Especially Notable Book.

Dr. Cornel West writes that “Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has emerged as the most sophisticated and courageous radical intellectual of her generation” and that her “brilliant” book “is the best analysis we have of the #BlackLivesMatter moment of the long struggle for freedom in America.”

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Marfa Public Radio Interview with Chinelo Okparanta

Marfa Public Radio logoListen to Marfa Public Radio’s interview with Lannan writer-in-resident, Chinelo Okparanta, discussing her work.

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