Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Newark Public Library's 2022 Philip Roth Lecture with Nikole Hannah-Jones and Jelani Cobb at NJPAC!


2022 Philip Roth Lecture





Friday, November 18th, 2022 | 7:00-9:00 PM

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Stage in the Victoria Theater • Newark, New Jersey

Doors open: 6:00 PM • Program: 7:00 PM • Book Signing: 8:15 PM*


The Newark Public Library in partnership with the Prudential, NJPAC, and the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice cordially invite you to join us for The 2022 Philip Roth Lecture: The Influence of the 1619 Project in the Fields of American History, Education, and Journalism with Nikole Hannah-Jones and Jelani Cobb.

Nikole Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project at The New York Times Magazine. She has spent her career investigating racial inequality and injustice. Her reporting has earned her the MacArthur Fellowship, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards and the National Magazine Award three times.

Jelani Cobb is an award-winning writer for The New Yorker and a PBS Frontline correspondent for two critically acclaimed documentaries––Policing the Police and Whose Vote Counts. He is dean of the Columbia Journalism School.

The event is free and open to the public. ALL GUESTS MUST REGISTER.






NJPAC parking lots A and C: 1 Center Street Newark, NJ 07102

Military Park Garage: 633 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102


Visit the NJPAC Website for more information on directions and parking





The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story and The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones will be available for purchase courtesy of Source of Knowledge Bookstore.





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