The Mahindra Award for Global Distinction in the Humanities: J.M. Coetzee

Date: 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 5:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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Presented by Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

This year's Mahindra Award for Global Distinction in the Humanities recipient is South African author John Maxwell Coetzee, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature and the 1983 and 1999 Man Booker Prize.

The Mahindra Award for Global Distinction in the Humanities celebrates the work and vision of an internationally renowned public figure whose career has contributed significantly to the flourishing of the arts and humanities. The award will be given every two years to recognize a filmmaker, journalist, architect, artist, performer, politician, foundation head, museum director, novelist, poet, or scholar by acknowledging the arc of a lifetime's dedication or the cumulative achievement of a body of work. These occasions provide an opportunity to give wide visibility to various aspects of the humanities, not only as a group of academic disciplines but as a form of public service.

Tickets: FREE and open to the public.Tickets available beginning Wednesday, October 10th. Limit two per person. Tickets valid only until 4:45pm.
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