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A Company of Authors

Code:
EVT 637
Day:
Saturday
Date(s):
Apr 20
Time:
1:00—5:35 pm (PT)
Location:
HYBRID
Cost:
FREE
Additional Info:
The sessions will be recorded and video links will be shared following the event.
Status: Closed
Registration and more details coming soon!

For the 21st consecutive year and for the first time in a hybrid format, a distinguished group of Stanford writers and editors will make a brief presentation about their recently published books.

The authors and editors who are scheduled to present include: Shane Denson (Post-Cinematic Bodies); Nancy J. Troy & Ann Marguerite Tartsinis (Mondrian’s Dress: Yves Saint Laurent, Piet Mondrian, and Pop Art); Barton H. Thompson (Liquid Asset: How Business and Government Can Partner to Solve the Freshwater Crisis); Rachel Jean-Baptiste (Multiracial Identities in Colonial French Africa: Race, Childhood, and Citizenship (African Identities: Past and Present)); Jennifer Burns (Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative); Robert B. Rakove (Days of Opportunity: The United States and Afghanistan Before the Soviet Invasion); John Angell Grant (The Green Notebook: Poems on Family, Relationships, Spirituality, Self-Enquiry, Recovery, ACA, Disruption, Death, Walking Through the Mirror, and Cats); Susan Wels (An Assassin in Utopia: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Sex Cult and a President's Murder); Joel Cabrita (Written Out: The Silencing of Regina Gelana Twala); Lerone A. Martin (The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism); Myra Strober & Abby Davisson (Money and Love: An Intelligent Roadmap for Life’s Biggest Decisions); Ilana Yurkiewicz (Fragmented: A Doctor’s Quest to Piece Together American Health Care); Jackson Holbert (Winter Stranger); Bertrand Patenaude & Joan Nabseth Stevenson (Bread + Medicine: American Famine Relief in Soviet Russia, 1921–1923); Nora Elizabeth Barakat (Bedouin Bureaucrats: Mobility and Property in the Ottoman Empire); James J. Sheehan (Making a Modern Political Order: The Problem of the Nation State); Gordon A. Craig (A Historian’s Diary, 1935-1980); Roxanne L. Nilan & Cassius L. Kirk (Stanford’s Wallace Sterling: Portrait of a Presidency 1949-1968); William B. Gould IV (For Labor to Build Upon: Wars, Depression and Pandemic); Malavika Kannan (All the Yellow Suns); René Girard and Cynthia Haven ed. (All Desire Is a Desire for Being).

This program is hosted by Peter Stansky, Frances and Charles Field Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford. Drop in, log on, or even better, indulge yourself by spending the entire afternoon in the company of these bright, entertaining, and stimulating writers in-person or online. Please note: The schedule and authors are subject to change.

This program is co-sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies and the Stanford Humanities Center.

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