Columbia University in the City of New York

Jun 4, 202112:30 pm

Constructing Reality: From Narrative to Neuroscience

Featuring author and Alan Kanzer Writer-in-Residence Nicole Krauss

June 4th, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

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The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute invites you to join internationally renowned author Nicole Krauss (To Be a Man, Forest Dark, History of Love) as she reflects on a year of conversations with neuroscientists in her time as the Alan Kanzer Writer-in-Residence at Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute. In this capstone event of her residency, she will traverse such topics as memory, dreams, feelings, imagination, and consciousness in dialogue with Daphna Shohamy, Professor of Psychology at Columbia University.

About Nicole Krauss
Nicole Krauss has been hailed by The New York Times as “one of America’s most important novelists.” She is the author of the international bestsellers, Forest Dark, Great House, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Orange Prize, and The History of Love, which won the Saroyan Prize for International Literature and France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, and was short-listed for the Orange, Médicis and Femina prizes. To Be a Man, her first collection of short stories was published in November 2020 and was named one of Oprah Magazine's 20 Best Books of 2020 and Time Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020.

Please note that the event will be recorded and may be posted publicly. Audience members will not be included in the recording.

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