GM Appearance (5/5/22): Exploring the Inner Workings of Life Writing

May 5, 1:30 – 2:45 pm (PST)
“This spring quarter, in a program modeled on the popular Bravo series Inside the Actors Studio, the History Department’s seminar on Biography will launch an innovative exploration of the inner workings of life writing. On Thursday afternoons, Steven J. Zipperstein, Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History, will engage in conversations with noted literary biographers including New Yorker writer and Colette biographer Judith Thurman, rock critic Greil Marcus — who will speak about a new book on Bob Dylan — and former New Republic book editor Ruth Franklin now writing a biography of Anne Frank. The public is invited to participate in these discussions…”

Details for the event are here, including Zoom registration information.

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