Michael Ondaatje: Writers Speak

In Conversation with Claire Messud

November 13, 2017

This conference is open to the public.

Michael Ondaatje is the author of five novels, a memoir, a nonfiction book on film, and several books of poetry. His novel The English Patient won the Man Booker Prize, and his fourth novel, Anil’s Ghost, won the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, the Giller Prize, and the Prix Médicis. Born in Sri Lanka, Ondaatje now lives in Toronto.


Michèle Lamont
Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality. Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Claire Messud
Novelist and Senior Lecturer in English, Department of English, Harvard University. 

Homi Bhabha
Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities, Department of English, Harvard University. 


WCFIA Canada Program
Mahindra Humanities Center

See also: Conferences, 2017