The Program in Literary Arts presents a discussion between screenwriter Ian Maxtone-Graham and historian Ted Widmer. The recipient of seven Emmy Awards, Maxtone-Graham will share observations from his work in television. He has written for highly rated shows such as Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Veep and more. Widmer, who is the author of "Brown: The History of an Idea," currently serves as the director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell St.