Lecture / Reading

What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Jia Tolentino

Sponsored by the Humanities Public Writing Project in the School of Humanities and Sciences, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Clayman Institute for Gender Research


Thursday, January 16, 2020
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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CEMEX Auditorium, Graduate School of Business, 641 Knight Way
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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 careerFormerly, 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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