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  • Panel Discussion on Sexuality and Gender
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    Panel Discussion on Sexuality and Gender

    Mona Eltahawy, author of Headscarves and Hymens; Melissa Gira Grant, author of Playing the Whore; and Thomas Page McBee, author of Man Alive, talked about the issues of sexuality and gender. The panel…

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  • Panel Discussion on Social Change
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    Panel Discussion on Social Change

    Pamela Newkirk, author of Spectacle; Alexis Coe, author of Alice + Feda Forever, Kiese Laymon, author of How to Kill Yourself and Others in America, and Saeed Jones talked about the history of marginalized…

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  • Panel Discussion on the Middle Class
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    Panel Discussion on the Middle Class

    Margo Jefferson, author of Negroland; Meghan Daum, author of Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House; and Stanley Aronowitz, author of The Death and Life of American Labor, talked about the middle class…

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  • Panel Discussion on Voting Rights
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    Panel Discussion on Voting Rights

    Ari Berman, author of Give Us the Ballot; Joy Reid, author of Fracture; and Zephyr Teachout, author of Corruption in America, talked about voting rights and the 2016 election. The panel was moderated by George…

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  • Panel Discussion on History Writing
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    Panel Discussion on History Writing

    Derek Taylor, author of Magna Carta in 20 Places, and Dina Gold, author of Stolen Legacy, talked about their books on history. The panel was moderated by Nicholas Allard. “Brooklyn Law School…

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  • Panel Discussion on Writing About Cities
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    Panel Discussion on Writing About Cities

    Luc Sante, author of Low Life; Vivian Gornick, author of the The Odd Woman in the City; and author David Ulin, talked about the role of cities in an age of globalization. The panel was moderated Rich…

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  • Panel Discussion on Cultural and Political Criticism
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    Panel Discussion on Cultural and Political Criticism

    Jessica Hopper, author of The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic, Margo Jefferson, author of Negroland, and Geoff Dyer, author of Another Great Day at Sea, talked about the role…

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