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Convocation: An Evening with Lena Dunham '08

Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Finney Chapel 90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Convocation: An Evening with Lena Dunham '08

Lena Dunham '08 stars in the HBO series, GIRLS, which she created and serves as executive producer, writer, and director. Dunham won two Golden Globe Awards for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical” and “Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical,” both categories in which she received nominations this year. She recently made history by becoming the first female director to win a DGA Award for “Television Comedy Series.” Additionally, she received 7 Emmy® nominations, the show was honored by AFI as one of the best “TV Programs of the Year," and won a WGA Award for "Best New Series." 

In 2010, she won an Independent Spirit Award for “Best First Screenplay” for her feature TINY FURNITURE, which she also starred in and directed. Dunham signed a deal with Random House Publishing for a collection of essays to be titled Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned.

First come first serve.
Overflow Seating will be available in Dye Lecture Hall free and non-ticketed.
(photo courtesy of HBO)
Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee.  Additional information at 440-775-6785
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Bridget Flynn

Bridget Flynn left a positive review 2/8/2014

Ms. Dunham was so genuine, so funny, so sweet, so articulate. Great event.

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