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What Is A Public Intellectual Today: Jill Lepore

Friday, May 29, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall

Professor Jill Lepore, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University, will join Stanford’s own history professor Ana Raquel Minian for a conversation on the writing process. Lepore is also a staff writer at The New Yorker, to which she has contributed since 2005Her latest book is This America: The Case for the Nation (2019). Her 2018 book, These Truths: A History of the United States, was a New York Times bestseller, widely translated and published around the world. Her many awards and honors include the 2015 American History Book Prize for her 2014 book The Secret History of Wonder Woman; she has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Magazine Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. 

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