Dartmouth Events

Budd Schulberg '36: A Centennial Celebration

Dartmouth College will celebrate the life and career of Budd Schulberg '36, arguably the greatest writer to have matriculated at Dartmouth.

Friday, November 7, 2014
9:00am – 5:00pm
Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Conferences, Films

On Friday, November 7 Dartmouth College will celebrate the life and career of Budd Schulberg '36, arguably the greatest writer to have matriculated at Dartmouth.  Schulberg is best known as an Academy Award winning Screenwriter, Novelist, Journalist, and Sports Writer.  He was also a committed and controversial figure in American politics.  The legacy of Schulberg's career will be surveyed and placed into historical context via presentations from family members, colleagues, and scholars.  These events are free and open to the public.  A full schedule of events and speakers can be found here.

See also Nicola Smith's insightful essay about these events in The Valley News, entitled "The Measure of a Writer".

Sponsors: Department of Film and Media Studies, Dartmouth College Library, The Leslie Center, The Ethics Institute, Jewish Studies Program, AAAS Program, MALS, Departments of History, English, Religion, and German Studies

For more information, contact:
Mark Williams
646-3402

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.