Author Oliver Sacks Lectures

OLIVER SACKS: Hallucinations

The Robert B. Silvers LectureOliver Sacks

 Monday, September 21, 2009, 7:00 pm

The New York Public Library, Celeste Bartos Forum

Fifth Avenue between 40th and 42nd Street

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks examines how the normal brain, if deprived of perceptual input, may generate illusory sensations—as with the visual hallucinations of the blind, or the musical hallucinations of the deaf.

The Robert B. Silvers Lecture is an annual series created by Max Palevsky in recognition of the work of Robert B. Silvers, editor of The New York Review of Books.

Tickets: $25 general admission; $15 when using discount code NYRB when purchasing tickets online at www.smarttix.com  or when calling 212 868 4444. Further information on the NY Public Library Web site.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: