Elie Wiesel to deliver lecture at USC

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel will discuss his Holocaust memoir, “Night,â€? at a fall lecture at the University of South Carolina.

The university said in a news release issued today Wiesel will be this year’s Solomon-Tenenbaum lecturer Sept. 12.

Wiesel was the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize winner and has written more than 40 books. He is internationally renowned for his humanitarian work.

The lecture is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Koger Center for the Arts and will be followed by a 9 p.m. book signing.

Tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Carolina Coliseum box office beginning Aug. 7. There will be 1,000 distributed to the public and 1,000 distributed to USC faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can get two tickets if they wish, the news release said. The public and students will be restricted to one ticket per person.