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Press: Lectures & Talks


Sep 2020

Video: Andrew Solomon at Cognition: Unisinos Online Conference

Andrew Solomon discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.

May 2020

Video: Andrew Solomon and Bethany Saltman on the Science of Attachment

Andrew Solomon and Bethany Saltman discuss Saltman’s new book, Strange Situation, an investigation of attachment theory inspired by the author’s experience as a daughter and a parent.

Apr 2020

Video: Family Equality Hosts An Evening With Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Family Equality for a never-before-shared reading of his new work in progress, and a conversation about depression and anxiety, fatherhood, and social distancing.

Oct 2019

Video: Childhood and Selfhood: Irene Butter in Conversation with Andrew Solomon

“Enemies are people whose story you haven’t heard,” says Dr. Irene Hasenberg Butter, a survivor of two concentration camps who has dedicated her life to Holocaust education.

Nov 2018

Video: Andrew Solomon Keynote Address at Cotting School

Andrew Solomon gives the keynote speech at the 2018 Annual Burr Family Conference at Cotting School in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Nov 2018

Video: Erikson Institute 2018 Shaping Identity Luncheon

Andrew Solomon discusses the nature of love between parents and children, and the need for a more humane society that accepts extraordinary individuals and families.

Aug 2018

Video: 2018 Nantucket Book Festival: Andrew Solomon on Illness and Identity

Co-sponsored by Fairwinds — Nantucket’s Counseling Center.

Aug 2018

Audio: 5×15: Facing Down the Noonday Demon

Andrew Solomon describes the experience of facing down depression. Recorded at 5×15, The Tabernacle, London, February 29, 2016.

May 2018

Video: Andrew Solomon at UAB: 2018 Ireland Visiting Scholar Lecture

In this lecture, Andrew distinguishes between love and acceptance, illustrated by the lives of families with exceptional children who are very different from their parents.

Oct 2017

Video: Elyn Saks & Andrew Solomon Talk About Mental Health

Author Elyn Saks and Andrew Solomon speak about mental health and their award-winning books.