Hilton Als at the RISD Museum 10/26

Pulitzer Prize winning writer and cultural critic Hilton Als, chief theater critic for The New Yorker, presents the Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

Hilton Als began contributing to The New Yorker in 1989. He became a staff writer in 1994, theater critic in 2002, and lead theater critic in 2012. Before coming to The New Yorker, Als was a staff writer for the Village Voice and an editor-at-large at Vibe. Als’ most recent book, White Girls, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2014, discusses various narratives of race and gender. In 2017 Als won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.


Silver Memorial Lecture: Hilton Als

Thursday, October 26 2017

6:15-8:00 pm, RISD Auditorium at 17 Canal Street

Limited seating, pre-registration required.

Members – Free

Non-Members/General Public – Free, available starting October 13



Hilton Als, RISD Museum

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