Lamstein Lecture


The Sarah Marwil Lamstein Children’s Literature Lecture is an endowment by her husband Joel Lamstein to the English Department of the University of Michigan. The faculty of the English Department and the Creative Writing Program select the Lamstein lecturers.

Past Lamstein Lecturers have been Christopher Paul Curtis, Cynthia Kadohata, Daniel Handler, Chris Van Allsburg, Lois Lowry, Jennifer Holm, Erin and Philip C. Stead, Gary D. Schmidt, Norton Juster, R.J. Palacio, and Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas.