Jeanne Marie Laskas - Distinguished Speaker Series

Hettenhausen Center for the Arts

400 North Alton Street
Lebanon, IL 62254

Phone: (618) 537-6863
Website: Click to Visit

Jeanne Marie Laskas is The New York Times best-selling author of Concussion (2015) and the 2009 GQ article “Game Brain” (which inspired the film “Concussion”), about a forensic pathologist whose medical discovery put him in the NFL’s crosshairs.

Laskas is the author of six other books, include the award-winning Hidden America (2012). Formerly a contributing editor at Esquire, and a syndicated columnist (“Significant Others”) at The Washington Post Magazine, she has written for national magazines for 20 years. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, O: The Oprah Magazine, Allure, Ladies Home Journal, and in numerous anthologies. She is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, where she is director of The Writing Program, and founding director of The Center for Creativity. She lives on a horse farm with her husband and two daughters.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017


Hett Box Office

Phone: (618) 537-6863
Website: Click to Visit


$5; Reservations Recommended

Save this Event:

Google Calendar
Yahoo! Calendar
Windows Live Calendar

Share this Event: