Reading The Reader: In Conversation with Professor Bernhard Schlink

A distinguished European novelist and short story writer, Professor Bernhard Schlink is best known for his international bestseller, The Reader, which became an Oscar-winning film starring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes.

Trained as a lawyer, Professor Schlink was a judge of the Constitutional Court of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia, as well as a Professor of Law at Humboldt University (Berlin) and Cardozo Law School (New York).

As the School of Law & Justice's Law and the Humanities Artist in Residence, Professor Schlink will be presenting a short reading from his novel, The Reader, followed by a discussion of the novel and its themes of desire, memory and guilt with Professor William MacNeil, Dean and Head of School of the School of Law & Justice, Southern Cross University.

Light refreshments will also be provided prior to the event.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 13 November 2019

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT

Location: Lismore Regional Gallery 11 Rural Street Lismore, NSW 2480


Professor Bernard Schlink - author - Reading The Reader

Date and time

From: 05:30 PM Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:30 PM - NSW time To: 08:00 PM Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 8:00 PM - NSW time


Lismore Regional Gallery
11 Rural Street
Lismore NSW 2480