Writing Matters: Writing the Humanities and Reaching a Wide Readership

Event Description:

Writing Matters: A Year-Long Series Re-centering the Craft of Writing

Join us for this year-long series of workshops that recenter the craft of writing in the production of knowledge.

Our launch event, Writing Matters: Writing the Humanities and Reaching a Wide Readership, will take place with a round table on the role of writing in humanities and publishing today. Reflecting on their specific experiences, a trade editor, a non-fiction writer, and academics will consider voice, style, structure, reading experiences, and the interplay between form, narrative, and presentation of information.


Tim Duggan
Editor and Publisher, Tim Duggan Books/Crown

Martha Hodes
Professor of History, NYU

Michael Massing
Author and Investigative Journalist

Moderated by Stéphane Gerson (Professor of French Studies, French, and History, NYU) and Mel Bavaria (Ph.D. student, French Studies and History, NYU).

Co-sponsored by the Institute of French Studies.

Event Location:
NYU Center for the Humanities
20 Cooper Square
Fifth Floor
New York, NY
United States
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Date: September 25, 2019

Start Time: 6:30 pm
End Time: 8:00 pm

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