Lecture / Reading

Are Stanford Students Just (really excellent) Sheep?

Sponsored by Center for Ethics in Society


Tuesday, April 12, 2011
4:30 pm –
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**LOCATION CHANGE** Annenberg Auditorium, 435 Lausen Mall, Stanford University
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Bill Deresiewicz writes about books, higher education, social media, and anything else he can get away with. His current book project is Excellent Sheep: The Disadvantages of an Elite Education. He is the author of A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter (April, 2011). He is a Contributing Writer for "The Nation" and a Contributing Editor for "The New Republic." His essays and reviews have also appeared in "The New York Times Book Review," "The American Scholar," "The Chronicle of Higher Education," and "The London Review of Books." His work was nominated for National Magazine Awards in 2008 and 2009 and the National Book Critics Circle’s Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing in 2010.

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