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2015-2016 Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

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Ticket Information

Individual tickets may be purchased at the OnCenter Box Office, 315-435-2121 or they may be purchased in person at: The Oncenter War Memorial, 760 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Contact the FOCL office if you have questions regarding season tickets. 315-435-1832.


2015-2016 Speakers


Read The Post-Standard article about the 2015-2016 speakers
and check back soon for our updated Lecture Series page.


Colum McCann headshot

 

 

Colum McCann - September 15, 2015

Author of "Transatlantic"

Official Website

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Stephen Greenblatt headshot

 

 

Stephen Greenblatt - October 14, 2015

Writer of "The Swerve"

Official Website

OCPL Catalog


Alice McDermott headshot

 

 

Alice McDermott - November 3, 2015

Writer of "Charming Billy"

Biography on Macmillan.com

OCPL Catalog


Roz Chast headshot

 

 

Rosalind "Roz" Chast - March 29, 2016

Author of "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?"

Official Website

OCPL Catalog


Joy Harjo headshot

 

 

Joy Harjo - April 16, 2016

Poet of "The Woman Who Fell From the Sky"

Official Website

OCPL Catalog


George Saunders headshot

 

George Saunders - May 24, 2016

Writer of "Tenth of December"

Official Website

OCPL Catalog



Ticket Information

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Individual tickets may be purchased at the OnCenter Box Office, 315-435-2121 or they may be purchased in person at: The Oncenter War Memorial, 760 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Contact the FOCL office if you have questions regarding season tickets. 315-435-1832.



Lectures are held in the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 441 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, New York.
All lectures begin at 7:30 PM.

For information on how to become a sponsor of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, please contact our FOCL office at 315-435-1832.

Proceeds of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series will be used by Friends of the Central Library for new book and material acquisitions as well as children's programming at the Central Library and city branches.

 

* All author bios taken from the Friends of the Central Library webpage.

 

Last updated: June 25, 2015