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SOF Opening Reception: The Artist as Leader in Society

Exclusive event for Society of Fellows supporters and Aspen Writers’ Foundation National Council members. Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson will welcome Society of Fellows members and provide an update on the worldwide work of the Institute. He will then lead a conversation on the role of the artist as leader in society with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin; Ishmael Beah, author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier; and Firoozeh Dumas, author of Funny in Farsi.

Please note that this event is only available to Society of Fellows and Aspen Writers’ Foundation National Council members. To attend, use the SOF Reservations Hotline: or (970) 544-7980.

Event information
Fri Jun 22, 2012
3:00pm - 4:30pm GMT+0000
Aspen, CO, United States