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Saturday, April 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A Swiftly Heating Planet: Writing Climate Change Across Genres, presented by the National Book Foundation - Conversation 1092 - REQUIRES TICKET

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The threat of climate change looms so large that it captures the attention and imagination of writers from all different mediums. Join sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild and novelist Claire Vaye Watkins for a discussion of how the environmental crisis effects their work.

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Carolyn Kellogg

Carolyn Kellogg was book editor of the Los Angeles Times from 2016 to 2018. She joined the L.A. Times in 2010 as a staff writer in books with an emphasis on digital projects. Her work was recognized with the paper's editorial award. For six years, she served on the board of directors... Read More →

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Arlie Russell Hochschild

Arlie Russell Hochschild is an American sociologist and academic. She is professor emerita of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Hochschild has long focused on the human emotions which underlie moral beliefs, practices, and social life generally.
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Claire Vaye Watkins

Claire Vaye Watkins was raised in the Mojave Desert, in Tecopa, California and Pahrump, Nevada. A graduate of the University of Nevada Reno, Claire earned her MFA from the Ohio State University, where she was a Presidential Fellow. She is the author of the novel "Gold Fame Citrus... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salvatori Computer Science Center 101, Signing Area 4

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