Joyce Carol Oates, an esteemed member of the Graduate Services Modern Authors Collection, will be giving the 2010-2011 Avenali Lecture this Thursday night (February 10) at 6pm in the Sibley Auditorium at the Bechtel Engineering Center. This lecture is titled “A Writer’s (Secret) Life: Rejection, Woundedness, and Inspiration.” A follow up panel discussion with Joyce Carol Oates, Dori Hale, Vikram Chandra, Wendy Lesser, and Anthony Cascardi will take place Friday (February 11) from 12 to 2pm in the Maude Fifie room, 315 Wheeler Hall. These events are sponsered by the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley. This will be a ticketed event, and tickets will be available at the Sibley Auditorium beginning at 5pm on the evening of the lecture. One ticket per person.
Below are a few of the many books written by Joyce Carol Oates in the Graduate Services Collection. Come read a few in anticipation of this great event. Enjoy.