A Conversation with Carolyn Forché

November 18, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST
Location: Healy Hall Riggs Library Map

Carolyn Forché is the former director of the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice and is a University Professor in the Department of English at Georgetown University. She is the author of four books of poetry and has been a human rights activist for 30 years. 

In this Faith and Culture Series conversation with Berkley Center Senior Fellow Paul Elie, she discussed her new memoir What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance. Berkley Center Senior Fellow Rev. David Hollenbach, S.J., also served as a discussant. This event was hosted as a part of Jesuit Heritage Month.

A reception and book signing followed the conversation.

This event was co-sponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of Mission and Ministry, and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.

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