The United States Constitution currently has 27 amendments, but author John Thompson has an idea for another one. He’ll discuss it with his Brown Bag, called “Freedom of the Imagination: The 28th Amendment,” at 12:15
This week’s Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection couldn’t start in a better place for Week Five’s theme, “The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?” It literally begins in the highest court in the land.
Note: This is the third in a series of occasional columns that examines some of this year’s CLSC selections and how they fit into the broader conversation about contemporary literature. Of all the things in
Week Five’s theme at Chautauqua Institution is “The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?” Law and history scholar Annette Gordon-Reed is interested in how the court has possibly arrived there. “It’s about continuity and change:
Authors Sabeeha Rehman and Janay Cosner will share two very different journeys with Chautauquans at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Hultquist Center 101. They’ll read from their work as part of the Authors’ Hour program, a
For Week Five, the Chautauqua Writers’ Center will welcome Todd Davis and John Thompson as its writers-in-residence. Davis will serve as poet-in-residence. He and his students will learn how to let dreams inspire their poetry.
This is the second in a series of occasional columns that examines some of this year’s CLSC selections and how they fit into the broader conversation about contemporary literature. After making my way through a
When she visits with the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Thursday, Sandra Cisneros will be bringing her child with her. That child isn’t a son or a daughter. It’s her first novel: The House on
This year’s Great American Picnic features two major additions: tossed salad on the lunch menu, and a rain location. While the weather has been temperate on the day of the event for the past few years,
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center will welcome Philip Brady and Kevin Haworth as its writers-in-residence in Week Four. The two authors plan to focus on different conceptions of time with their students. Brady and his students
At this year’s presentation of The Chautauqua Prize, winner Peter Ho Davies said he was honored — and a little flustered. “Receiving a prize — with my innate Britishness — makes this quite embarrassing,” Davies
Every time Jonathan Eig starts writing a new biography, it’s like falling in love. “It’s like going into a relationship, a long-lasting relationship,” Eig said. “For three or four years, I’m going to be deeply
Sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild’s most recent book started in a simple setting: her office at UC Berkeley. She was reading about the growing split between the left and right in American politics, and said she