Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0001341, Sun, 6 Oct 1996 14:40:05 -0700

NABOKOV Lecture Series in NYC: Oct. 9 - 20 Nov. 1996
EDITOR'S NOTE. NABOKV-L thanks Maxim Shrayer for the following item.

Sponsored by The Center for World Literature (17 E. 47th St)
of The Mercantile Library of NY and co-sponsored by THE NABOKOVIAN.
Underwritten by the NY Council for the Humanities & Gertrude Whitney Conner.
(Admission to each session $5, but free to Library Members, senior
citizens and full-time students.) For further information, call (212)

Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 6pm
"The Russian Emigre World and Nabokov's Jewish Themes"
Maxim Shrayer, Asst. Professor of Russian, Boston College

Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6pm
"The Pole" and "The Man for the USSR"
Script-in-hand readings of two to Nabokov's little-known plays, produced
and presented by Playwrights' Preview Productions

Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6pm
"Memoirs of Nabokov: Working with VN: A Personal Recollection"
Betty Jane Loo, Director, Publishing & Communications Program at the
University of Virginia, Nabokov's editor and close family friend
"A Sublime Liar: A Memoir of Nabokov as Teacher"
Ross Wetzsteon, Editor, _Village Voice_, former student of Nabokov

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 6pm
"The LOLITA Legacy: Life with Nabokov's Art"
Dmitri Nabokov, son and translator of Vladimir Nabokov

Friday, November 1 at 7:30 pm
THE ENCHANTER: A Reading from the First Sketch for LOLITA
Dmitri Nabokov & special guests
(This program will take place at the Barnes & Noble Lincoln Triangle,
66th St & Broadway: Co-sponsored by the Library of America & Vintage Books.)

Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6pm
"The American Nabokov"
Michael Wood, Professor, Princeton Univ., and the author of _The
Magician's Doubts: Nabokov and the Risks of Fiction_

Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6pm
"VERA: Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov"
Stacy Schiff, author of _Saint-Exupery: A Biography_ (1994), who is
currently writing a biography of Ver Nabokov

Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6pm
"Nabokov and Soviet Avant-Guarde Art (lecture with slides)
Alfred Appel, Jr., Professor of English, Northwestern Univ, author of
_Nabokov's Dark Cinema_