2017 seminar schedule friday

schedule

Friday, January 13, 2017

I know how power works, it has worked on me.

—JAMES BALDWIN

8:30 am

Doors open; coffee & continental breakfast available on second floor

9:00 am

Theater doors open

9:30-9:40 am

Greetings from the president of the San Carlos Institute, Rafael A. Peñalver 

9:40-9:45 am

A welcome from Carey Winfrey, committee chairman for “Revealing Power” 

9:45-10:35 am

“Power & Subjectivity”
Teju Cole

10:35-11:30

“Historical Fiction in the Post-Factual World”
Joe Klein, Thomas Mallon, & Curtis Sittenfeld in conversation, moderated by Garrett Epps

11:30-11:50 am

20-minute break

11:50 am-12:30 pm

“Politics, Poetry, and War”
Billy Collins

12:30-2:15 pm

Lunch break. Book signings with Teju Cole, Billy Collins, Curtis Sittenfeld

2:15-3:05 pm

“Being a Fiction Writer at the End of Empire”
Deborah Eisenberg & Rachel Kushner in conversation, moderated by Cynthia Crossen

3:05-3:50 pm

“A Book of American Martyrs”
A reading by Joyce Carol Oates

3:50-4:10 pm

20-minute break

4:10-5:10 pm

“The Rhinoceros, the Kochtopus, and the Elephant in the Room”
Teju Cole, Jane Mayer, & George Saunders in conversation, moderated by Daniel Menaker

5:10pm—

End of day. Book signings with Rachel Kushner, Jane Mayer, Joyce Carol Oates

All onstage events and signings take place at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street.