On the Run Lecture Series
The On the Run Lecture Series brings writers, artists, filmmakers, and cultural figures to the Lake Forest campus for public presentations and interactions with our students.
Past visitors have included Lidia Yuknavitch, Kevin Coval, Roxane Gay, William Gillespie, Paul D. Miller, aka Dj Spooky, William Gass, Shelley Jackson, Andrei Codrescu, Steve Tomasula, Lance Olsen, Yony Leyser, Martha Nussbaum, Cris Mazza, Thomas Frank, and many others.
Lecture Series Events
Thursday, October 30
It’s a WIlliam S. Burroughs celebration!
Join Anne Waldman, co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the celebrated Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University, with collaborator Ambrose Bye, for a session of new experimental writing–political, Buddhist, feminist–with a text inspired by Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs’s The Yage Letters.
Oct30As part of the William S. Burroughs centennial celebration, Lake Forest College hosts a bold collection of Burroughs’ art. The show closes November 9.
Saturday, November 1
Nov1Join us for the first Lake Forest College / Chicago Humanities Festival collaboration!