Masha Gessen with Anand Giridharadas – Surviving Autocracy 20 October 2020 – Video

Recorded on YouTube on 20 October 2020.

Masha Gessen is the author of eleven books and a staff writer for the New Yorker. In addition to Surviving Autocracy (2020), their recent books include The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia (2017), which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction; The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy (2015), about the Boston Marathon bombers; and The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin (2012). They spoke with Anand Giridharadas, who is an editor-at-large for Time magazine, an on-air political analyst for MSNBC, and a visiting scholar at New York University.

This was a Readings and Conversations event. This event was in partnership with Haymarket Books.

Listen to the audio version here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

Masha Gessen with Anand Giridharadas – Surviving Autocracy 20 October 2020 – Audio

Recorded on YouTube on 20 October 2020.

Masha Gessen with Anand Giridharadas - Surviving Autocracy 20 October 2020

Masha Gessen is the author of eleven books and a staff writer for the New Yorker. In addition to Surviving Autocracy (2020), their recent books include The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia (2017), which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction; The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy (2015), about the Boston Marathon bombers; and The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin (2012). They spoke with Anand Giridharadas, who is an editor-at-large for Time magazine, an on-air political analyst for MSNBC, and a visiting scholar at New York University.

This was a Readings and Conversations event. This event was in partnership with Haymarket Books.

Duration: 1:20:11

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

Yanis Varoufakis with Daniel Denvir 13 August 2020 – Audio

Recorded on YouTube on 13 August 2020.

Yanis Varoufakis is a member of Greece’s parliament and leader of the Greek political party MeRA25, which belongs to the pan-European movement DiEM25. He spoke with Daniel Denvir.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Yanis Varoufakis joined us from his home in Greece and discussed the global economy. He then engaged in conversation with Daniel Denvir, host of “The Dig” podcast from jacobin magazine. Co-presented by Haymarket Books.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

Yanis Varoufakis with Daniel Denvir 13 August 2020 – Video

Recorded on YouTube on 13 August 2020.

Yanis Varoufakis is a member of Greece’s parliament and leader of the Greek political party MeRA25, which belongs to the pan-European movement DiEM25. He spoke with Daniel Denvir.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Yanis Varoufakis joined us from his home in Greece and discussed the global economy. He then engaged in conversation with Daniel Denvir, host of “The Dig” podcast from jacobin magazine. Co-presented by Haymarket Books.

Listen to the audio version here.
You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

James Heffernan: Stephen Dedalus, Leopold Bloom, and the Ghost of Shakespeare, 16 June 2020 – Video

Recorded by Mr. Heffernan remotely at his teaching office.

James Heffernan, Professor Emeritus of English at Dartmouth College, has lectured extensively on James Joyce, particularly Ulysses, which he has covered in 24 lectures for the Teaching Company. His many articles include a close study of Molly’s monologue, and his books include studies of English Romantic poetry and landscape painting, interart relations, “ekphrastic” poetry from Homer to John Ashbery, and—most recently– Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature, published by Yale in 2014. He is now nearing completion of a book on politics and literature at the dawn of World War II.

Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of the Irish writer James Joyce during which the events of his novel Ulysses (which is set on 16 June 1904) are relived. It is observed annually on 16 June in Dublin and many cities around the world.

Listen to the audio version here.
You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

James Heffernan: Stephen Dedalus, Leopold Bloom, and the Ghost of Shakespeare, 16 June 2020 – Audio

Recorded by Mr. Heffernan remotely at his teaching office.

photo of Professor James Heffernan in his office, talking about James Joyce for Bloomssday

James Heffernan, Professor Emeritus of English at Dartmouth College, has lectured extensively on James Joyce, particularly Ulysses, which he has covered in 24 lectures for the Teaching Company. His many articles include a close study of Molly’s monologue, and his books include studies of English Romantic poetry and landscape painting, interart relations, “ekphrastic” poetry from Homer to John Ashbery, and—most recently– Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature, published by Yale in 2014. He is now nearing completion of a book on politics and literature at the dawn of World War II.

Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of the Irish writer James Joyce during which the events of his novel Ulysses (which is set on 16 June 1904) are relived. It is observed annually on 16 June in Dublin and many cities around the world.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

Noura Erakat with Janine Jackson, Talk, 4 December 2019 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 4, 2019.

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at Rutgers University. She has served as legal counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, as a legal advocate for Palestinian refugee rights at the United Nations, and as the national grassroots organizer and legal advocate at the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. She is the author of Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine. Erakat’s research interests include human rights and humanitarian, refugee, and national security law.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Noura Erakat was introduced by Janine Jackson, then talked about her work. You can find the companion conversation here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Noura Erakat with Janine Jackson, Conversation, 4 December 2019 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 4, 2019.

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at Rutgers University. She has served as legal counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, as a legal advocate for Palestinian refugee rights at the United Nations, and as the national grassroots organizer and legal advocate at the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. She is the author of Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine. Erakat’s research interests include human rights and humanitarian, refugee, and national security law.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Noura Erakat joined Janine Jackson in conversation. You can find the companion talk here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Noura Erakat with Janine Jackson, 4 December 2019 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 4, 2019.

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at Rutgers University. She has served as legal counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, as a legal advocate for Palestinian refugee rights at the United Nations, and as the national grassroots organizer and legal advocate at the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. She is the author of Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine. Erakat’s research interests include human rights and humanitarian, refugee, and national security law.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

Eve L. Ewing with Wayne Au, Reading, 13 November 2019 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 13, 2019.

Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education whose research is focused on racism, social inequality, and urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people. She is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Her book Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side explores the relationship between the closing of public schools and the structural history of race and racism in Chicago’s Bronzeville community. Her work has been published in many venues, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Atlantic, and the Washington Post.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

In this episode, Eve L. Ewing was introduced by Wayne Au, then read from her work. You can find the companion conversation here.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.