John Horn and Glynn Washington

Radio, Podcast, and Contemporary Cultural Criticism
April 24, 2017 | BAMPFA | 2155 Center St | 6:30 pm

John Horn hosts KPCC’s The Frame, a daily arts and entertainment program. Glynn Washington hosts and produces Snap Judgment on National Public Radio. Moderator Chloe Veltman is senior arts editor at KQED.

Dave Pell and Deirdre English

The Future of Media in the Trump Era
May 1, 2017 | BAMPFA | 2155 Center St | 6:30 pm

Dave Pell, founder and editor of NextDraft, a curated compilation of daily news and analysis, talks with Deirdre English (Journalism), former editor-in-chief of Mother Jones magazine.

Through the Black Country

January 23 – May 19, 2017
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens | Weekdays 

Allan deSouza presents the work of fictional Zanzibari explorer Hafeed Sidi Mubarak Mumbai, whose travels take him through contemporary England in search of the fabled and elusive source of the River Thames.

Robert Reich: On Writing

Art of Writing Video

Art of Writing Director Ramona Naddaff talks with Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy Robert Reich about writing across platforms to incite multigenerational audiences to think, act, and laugh.


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For students whose writing level has advanced beyond the Reading & Composition requirement, Art of Writing funds small seminars that foster collaborative writing communities.

Art of Writing also runs a Summer Writing Institute to help graduate students refine their skills as teachers of writing, and presents campus events featuring acclaimed authors and critics.

Art of Writing at the Townsend Center for the Humanities is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a private donation. Visit the Art of Writing website to learn more.