Ernestine Schlant Bradley, professor, author and wife of former U.S. Senator and 2000 presidential candidate Bill Bradley, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Kansas University's Max Kade Center for Germanic Studies, 1134 W. 11th St. A book signing will follow the talk.
The event is sponsored by KU's Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.
A native of Germany, Bradley will discuss "Reflections on a German Past and an American Present in Life and Literature." She is a visiting professor of liberal studies at the New School for Social Research in New York City and professor emerita of German and comparative literature at Montclair State University.
Her most recent book is "The Way Home: a German Childhood, an American Life."
A map of the Max Kade Center is available online at www.ku.edu/~maxkade/mkcdirections.htm.