Necessary Voices is the University of Bridgeport’s dynamic Arts and Ideas Lecture Series, designed to spark University-wide discussion about writing, the humanities, and the arts.
Since its inception in 2010, Necessary Voices has sponsored writers, poets, filmmakers, and commentators, including:
- Connecticut poet laureates Dick Allen and Marilyn Nelson
- Authors Eric D. Lehman, Steve Kemper, and Anne Farrow
- Historian Christopher Collier
- Critics Wendy Harding and Wilson Kimnach
Our Mission: to promote the primacy of the life of the mind in American higher education.
Necessary Voices occurs monthly at 4:30 p.m. in UB’s Arnold Bernhard Center Gallery, 84 Iranistan Avenue. Sponsored by the English Department, it is free and open to the public. See the sidebar for upcoming events.