LENOX — The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, announced its 2022 Summer Lecture Series line-up. Now in its 29th year, the Summer Lecture series brings leading biographers and historians to the Berkshires. This year’s series includes journalist and New York Times bestselling author Kati Marton, Pushcart prize-winning poet Ravi Shankar, and Syrian/Jordanian thought leader Luma Mufleh, among other notable speakers.
Lectures will be held outdoors under an open-air tent on Mondays at 4 p.m. and Tuesdays at 11 a.m., beginning July 11 through August 30. To view the full line-up and purchase tickets, visit EdithWharton.org.
“We have a fascinating mix of narratives about historical figures and contemporary underrepresented voices in this year’s lineup,” said Patricia Pin, The Mount’s Public Program Director. “We are looking forward to welcoming our community back to The Mount for what promises to be an engaging season of meaningful storytelling.”
• July 11 and 12: Grace M. Cho, author of Tastes Like War;
• July 18 and 19: Victoria Kastner, author of Julia Morgan: An Intimate Biography of the Trailblazing Architect
• July 25 and 26: Luma Mufleh, author of Learning America: One Woman’s Fight for Educational Justice for Refugee Children.
• August 1 and 2: Ravi Shankar, author of Correctional: A Memoir;
• August 8 and 9: Susan Branson, author of Scientific Americans;
• August 15 and 16: Chad Williams on “The Voice of W.E.B Du Bois”
• August 22 and 23: Ann McCutchan, author of The Life She Wished to Live;
• August 29 and 30: Kati Marton, author of Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel.
For more information, visit EdithWharton.org