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What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Jia Tolentino

Thursday, January 16, 2020 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
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Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall

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.

Event Sponsor: 
the Humanities Public Writing Project in the School of Humanities and Sciences, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Contact Phone: 
650-736-7489
Contact Email: 
laura.goode@gmail.com
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