An Evening with Teju Cole

Fri October 11th 2019, 6:00pm
Event Sponsor
The Professional Art Society of Stanford
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building
An Evening with Teju Cole

Teju Cole is a novelist, photographer, critic, curator, and the author of five books. Born in the US in 1975 to Nigerian parents, he was raised in Lagos and worked as the photography critic of the New York Times Magazine from 2015 until 2019. He is currently the Gore Vidal Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Harvard.

Professor Cole will be speaking in Oshman Hall in the McMurtry Building Friday, October 11 at 6:00PM. Stanford professors Kim Beil and Fatoumata Seck will respond in a panel discussion covering the joy of humanistic study, photography, identity and a number of fascinating subjects.
Co-sponsored by School of Humanities and Sciences, Vice President for the Arts Harry Elam, Immersion in the Arts: Living in Culture program (ITALIC), Structured Liberal Education (SLE), The Center for African Studies, The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, The Department of Art & Art History, The Anderson Collection, The Department of English, Stanford Creative Writing and the Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages.