Regular Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Roundtable attendees who were expecting to see Anthony Doerr in the Hall of Philosophy
Ari L. Goldman was first invited to Chautauqua Institution about 30 years ago. He and his wife were on their way to the grounds when his wife went into labor, cutting their visit short before it even began.
Flannery O’Connor once wrote in a letter to a friend that the less self-consciously one goes about what they do,
Students at the Chautauqua Writers’ Center will be soul-searching and well-tapping — in a metaphorical sense. Ari Goldman will serve
Not many writers can say they have written about the American spirit, William Tecumseh Sherman, compulsive hoarding, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, racketeering and the World’s Fair. But E.L. Doctorow can.
In today’s 10:45 a.m. lecture in the Amphitheater, renowned documentarian and filmmaker Ken Burns will discuss a subject he knows well: the Civil War.
Chautauqua favorite Ken Burns is at the center of Week Seven’s theme: “A Week with Ken Burns: Historian, Documentarian and American Conscience.”
The great thing about preaching at Chautauqua, said the Rev. M. Craig Barnes, is that “those who gather to listen are so educated and well read.”
Welcome to the beginning of Week Seven at Chautauqua.
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center workshops for Week Seven will center on the impact that travel has on writing and the importance of preserving moments.