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Lowell Lecture

Sebastian Barry: Days Without End

Date & Time

Jan. 29, 2020 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Boston College - Gasson 100
140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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Sebastian Barry

Presenting Organization

Boston College




Chandler Shaw (, 8066745510)

Irish playwright, writer, and poet Sebastian Barry is the author of nine works of fiction, three volumes of poetry and fourteen plays. His latest works include Days Without End (2016) and The Temporary Gentlemen (2014). His honors include two Costa Book of the Year awards, and his work has twice been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Barry has served as an Honorary Fellow in Writing at the University of Iowa and Villanova University, and as a Writer Fellow at Trinity College, Dublin. Barry is the second-ever Laureate for Irish Fiction, serving from 2018-2021.

Presented by the Lowell Humanities Series and cosponsored by the Irish Studies Program.