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Sunday, April 23 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nonfiction: What's Up with America?, Conversation 2074

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Moderators
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Dinah Lenney

Lenney wrote "The Object Parade" and "Bigger Than Life: A Murder, a Memoir," and, with Judith Kitchen, co-edited "Brief | Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction." She serves as core faculty for the Bennington Writing Seminars, and as a senior editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books. A working actor, Dinah most recently played Frannie-the-building-inspector on Showtime's Shameless.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Chang

Jeff Chang

Chang has been a hip-hop journalist for more than a decade and has written for The San Francisco Chronicle, The Village Voice, Vibe, The Nation, URB, Rap Pages, Spin, and Mother Jones. He was a founding editor of Colorlines Magazine, senior editor at Russell Simmons's 360hiphop.com, and cofounder of the influential hip-hip label SoleSides, now Quannum Projects. He lives in California.
avatar for Mugambi Jouet

Mugambi Jouet

Jouet teaches at Stanford Law School. His writing on the intriguing evolution of American politics, government, and | culture has been featured in numerous publications, including Mother Jones, Slate, The New Republic, and San Francisco Chronicle. Raised in Paris by a French mother and Kenyan father, Jouet then lived in the Bible Belt, Manhattan, and beyond. His book, “Exceptional America: What Divides Americans From the World and From Each... Read More →
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Jane Mayer

Mayer is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction books, most recently “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.” For her reporting at The New Yorker, Mayer has been awarded the John Chancellor Award, the George Polk Award, the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, and the I. F. Stone Medal for Journalistic... Read More →
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James Poulos

Poulos is one of America's most original social theorists. A contributing editor at National Affairs and American Affairs, he has mapped the future of freedom for Foreign Policy, The Federalist, and Vice, among many other publications. Holding degrees from Duke and USC, he was a doctoral fellow of the Tocqueville Forum at Georgetown University. James fronts the band Night Years in Los Angeles, where he lives with his son and is the author of... Read More →


Sunday April 23, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Signing Area 3