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Lecture/Reading: What Is a Public Intellectual Today

Jia Tolentino, a staff writer at the New Yorker and the author of the widely acclaimed essay collection Trick Mirror, will join Stanford’s English professor Mark Greif for a conversation about her craft and career. Formerly, Tolentino was the deputy editor at Jezebel and a contributing editor at the Hairpin. She grew up in Texas, went to University of Virginia, and received her MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Grantland, and Pitchfork, among other places. She lives in Brooklyn.

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When:

Thursday, January 16, 2020. 05:30 PM

Where:

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street

Sponsor:

The Humanities Public Writing Project, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford Humanities Center

Contact:

650-736-7489
laura.goode@gmail.com

Admission:

Free | RSVP