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October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
South African Nobel Prize winning author J.M. Coetzee, author of Disgrace, The Life and Times of Michael K., Summertime, and other books, appears at Harvard’s Sanders Theater to receive the Mahindra Award for Global Distinction in the Humanities. Join Harvard President Larry Bacow, scholar Stephen Greenblatt, and others in a ceremony honoring a lifetime’s achievements that include two Man Booker Prizes.
Combining ‘Pangea’ — the world continent — and ‘gyrus’– the ridges of the cerebral cortex crucial to verbal association, Pangyrus is about connection.