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Alenka Zupančič and Slavoj Žižek

Join us for a memorable and distinctly Slovenian affair with Alenka Zupančič, Lacanian philosopher and scholar on ethics, comedy, and love, and Slavoj Žižek, political theorist, social critic, and inimitable ‘Elvis of philosophy’.

Photographic portrait, Viet Thanh Nguyen; book cover image: The Sympathizer

As part of Migration, Carnegie Nexus and Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures are proud to host award-winning writer Viet Thanh Nguyen. Bold, elegant, and fiercely honest, Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2016. His collection of stories, The Refugees, gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth.