Caryl Phillips in Conversation
Award-winning British writer Caryl Phillips will be featured as the Wells Fargo Distinguished Public Lecturer for the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) Program’s conference Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World. Phillips is the author of 10 novels, and five nonfiction books, including The Atlantic Sound, which directly addresses Charleston. Currently professor of English at Yale, Phillips has held numerous distinguished academic positions. His lecture will take the form of a conversation with CLAW Program director Simon Lewis over lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. June 16 at the College of Charleston’s Stern Center. The event is free, but registration is required via the CLAW Program’s website at claw.cofc.edu.