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The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers is a fellowship program for creative writers, academics, and independent scholars who benefit from using NYPL’s research collections. The Center’s public programs feature past and current fellows discussing their work.

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The Cullman Center is made possible by a generous endowment from Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman in honor of Brooke Russell Astor, with major support provided by Mrs. John L. Weinberg, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Estate of Charles J. Liebman, John and Constance Birkelund, The Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, and additional gifts from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Helen and Roger Alcaly, Mel and Lois Tukman, The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation, The Rona Jaffe Foundation, William W. Karatz, Mary Ellen von der Heyden, The Arts and Letters Foundation, Merilee and Roy Bostock, Lybess Sweezy and Ken Miller, and Cullman Center Fellows.

Julia Preston by Marie Papp Julia Preston by Marie Papp

The Goldman Lectures on American Civilization and Government: "Immigration and the Emerging America." TWO LECTURES by JULIA PRESTON. April 14th and 21st.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 7 - 8 p.m.
The Goldman Memorial Lectures on American Civilization and Government. "Immigration and the Emerging America." Two lectures by Julia Preston. The first lecture is on Tuesday, April 14th and the second is on Tuesday, April 21st. Click on the event to reserve seats to both lectures!Read More ›
Josep Pla Josep Pla
Jordi Puntì Jordi Puntì
Colm Tóibín Colm Tóibín

Saint Jordi’s Day: An evening on Josep Pla

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7 - 8 p.m.
A conversation with Jordi Puntí and Colm Tóibín on Catalan writer, Josep Pla. This event is organized with New York Review Books, Archipelago Books, and the Institut Ramon Llull. Click on the event to reserve your free seats!Read More ›

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