SJC Announces Spring Brooklyn Voices Lecture Series

January 08, 2020

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – January 8, 2020 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC), in partnership with Greenlight Bookstore, is pleased to announce that it will welcome a diverse slate of non-fiction authors to SJC Brooklyn for the Spring 2020 Brooklyn Voices lecture series.

“This Spring's slate of Brooklyn Voices events brings compelling non-fiction authors to the St. Joseph's campus,” said Raymond D'Angelo, Ph.D., interim executive dean and professor of sociology, SJC Brooklyn. “Each of these talks contributes to the intellectual and cultural environment that Brooklyn has become.”

The Spring 2020 Brooklyn Voices schedule is: 

• Ezra Klein, co-founder of Vox Media, will discuss his book “Why We’re Polarized,” in conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of “Between the World and Me” and “The Water Dancer,” on Sunday, February 2 at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $32.

• Erik Larson, journalist and author, will present his book “The Splendid and the Vile,” in conversation with Maria Konnikova, New York Times best-selling author, on Monday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $30.

• Mikel Jollett, author and musician, will discuss his memoir, “Hollywood Park” on Monday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $32.

These events will be held in SJC Brooklyn’s Tuohy Hall Auditorium and are open to the public. Ticketed attendees will receive a copy of the featured book, and have an opportunity to have it signed. For tickets, visit

For more information, contact Michael Banach at 718.940.5584 or [email protected].

About Brooklyn Voices
Created in collaboration with Greenlight Bookstore, the aim of the Brooklyn Voices series is to promote and enhance the creative vitality of our home neighborhoods of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill by providing local writers, artists, and intellectuals with a forum in which to discuss and present their works to our neighbors, patrons, and students. Through lectures, forums, performances, and public discussion, Brooklyn Voices seeks to make a meaningful contribution to the thriving intellectual culture of the neighborhood and ensure that our community remains a stimulating place in which to live, learn, and do business.

About St. Joseph’s College
St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in more than 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.