Andrew Solomon

Date
Feb 10, 2015, 6:00 pm7:00 pm
Speaker
Sponsors
  • Stafford Little Lecture Series
  • Belknap Visitors in the Council of the Humanities
Audience
Free and open to the public
Event Description

Andrew Solomon is a writer of remarkable talent and intellect. His lectures explore the subjects of politics, culture and psychology with extraordinary humanity. His latest work, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children & the Search for Identity, is an examination of the means by which families accommodate children with physical, mental and social disabilities and how these unusual situations can be invested with love.

Andrew is an outspoken activist and philanthropist for many causes in LGBT rights, mental health, education and the arts. He is the founder of the Solomon Research Fellowships in LGBT Studies at Yale University and is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University.