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Arts Criticism, Semi-Public Intellectuals, and the Myth of Open Access: Los Angeles Review of Books and the Search for a New Business Model

A talk by Professor Tom Lutz, University of California, Riverside, and Editor in Chief, Los Angeles Review of Books
 
Please join us for a stimulating talk by and conversation with Tom Lutz, who will discuss the efforts to bring art and literary criticism (and much more) onto the web. Beforehand, check out The Los Angeles Review of Books online—it is one of the best, brightest, and most energetic venues for online publishing in the arts, literature, criticism and public debate.
 
Tom Lutz is the founder and Editor in Chief of Los Angeles Review of Books. His books — Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums (American Book Award), Crying: The Natural and Cultural History of Tears (New York Times Notable Book), Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value (Choice Outstanding Academic Title), These 'Colored' United States: African American Essays from the 1920s, and American Nervousness, 1903: An Anecdotal History (New York Times Notable Book) — have been translated into 12 languages and have appeared on NYT and LAT bestseller lists. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, Chicago Tribune, Die Zeit, ZYZZYVA, Exquisite Corpse, Salon.com, Black Clock, Iowa Review, and other newspapers and literary venues, as well as in dozens of books and academic journals. He has taught at Stanford University (while getting his PhD in Modern Thought and Literature), University of Iowa, CalArts, and the University of Copenhagen, and now teaches in the departments of Creative Writing, Media & Cultural Studies, and English at University of California, Riverside.
 
Sponsored by: the Division of Literature, Cultures, and Languages; the Department of English; the Program in Modern Thought and Literature; and the Stanford Humanities Center.

Details

When:

Tuesday, January 13, 2015. 05:00 PM

Where:

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Sponsor:

Division of Literature, Cultures, and Languages; the Department of English; the Program in Modern Thought and Literature; and the Stanford Humanities Center