HAA Speaker Series Event: Professor Martin Puchner - "How Stories Shape History" - Co-Presented by Harvardwood, Harvard Alumni for Education, and Harvard Alumni in Healthcare

November 30, 2021 at 4:00pm - 5pm

4:00pm PST / 7:00pm EST

Harvardwood is pleased to present a Harvard Alumni Association Speaker Series Event: "How Stories Shape History" with Professor Martin Puchner

Martin Puchner is the Byron and Anita Wien Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Harvard University. His prize-winning books and anthologies range from philosophy to the arts. His best-selling Norton Anthology of World Literature and his HarvardX online course have brought 4000 years of literature to students across the globe.

His book The Written World, a Wall Street Journal bestseller, and has been translated into some twenty languages. His latest book, The Language of Thieves, interweaves family memoir with a reflection on Rotwelsch, the underground language of Central Europe, which he learned from his father and uncle. His forthcoming book, Literature for a Changing Planet, draws lessons from world literature for addressing climate change. He is a member of the European Academy and has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Cullman Fellowship, the Berlin Prize, and the Massachusetts Book Award.

The event is free to all. 

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