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The latest headlines from our world-changing keynote speakers

photography | Apr 14th, 2022

Edward Burtynsky Shares His Major New Award with Ukraine's Photographers

The world-renowned photographer was awarded a Sony World Photography Prize for outstanding contribution to photography, and he dedicated the award to the Ukrainian photographers diligently documenting the war launched by Vladimir Putin.

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awards | Mar 29th, 2022

Andrea Elliott Wins Lukas Book Prize for Invisible Child

It’s the latest prestigious honor for the powerful true story of a strong and remarkable young girl, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and dynamic Lavin speaker.

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live events | Mar 15th, 2022

Lavin Speakers at SXSW 2022

South by Southwest is back, and Lavin speakers are making an impact on the big stage.

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race | Feb 1st, 2022

Anna Unites Bold and Brave Voices to Uplift Black America

The first book of its kind—from a dynamic scholar and researcher.

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diversity | Jan 25th, 2022

Wajahat Ali’s Memoir Is “Hilarious, Fearless, Humane”

A heartful, honest, and uproarious life in a divided America.

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literature | Jan 18th, 2022

Isabel Allende Says That Pandemics Can’t Crush Our Spirit

Her new novel <i>Violeta</i> reflects on disasters in history and how we deal with them today.

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psychology | Jan 12th, 2022

Johann Hari’s Essential New Book Helps Reclaim Our Focus

Our attention has been stolen—but we can get it back.

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biology | Dec 29th, 2021
trending | Nov 30th, 2021

Lavin Speakers Wrote Three of TIME's '100 Must-Read Books'

Heather McGhee, Andrea Elliott, and Annette Gordon-Reed lauded for their amazing work.

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trending | Nov 25th, 2021

Lavin Speakers on the New York Times Notable Books of 2021 List

The editors of the New York Times Book Review select the year’s notable fiction, poetry, and non-fiction reads. This year, four Lavin speakers made the list: please join us in celebrating Andrea Elliott, George Packer, Annette Gordon-Reed, and Eyal Press.  Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and... Continue Reading →
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