Isabel Wilkerson will be joined in conversation with Julian Zelizer, the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs, Princeton, and is speaking as the Judith H. Rawson and Robert Rawson Distinguished Visitor.
Pulitzer Prize winner and National Humanities Medal recipient Isabel Wilkerson is the author of The New York Times bestsellers and critically-acclaimed Caste and National Book Critics Circle Award winner The Warmth of Other Suns. A gifted storyteller, Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, as well as the enduring search for the American dream.
She has lectured on narrative nonfiction at the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University and has taught at Princeton, Emory and Boston universities. She has lectured at more than 200 other colleges and universities across the United States, Europe and in Asia. Her work has garnered seven honorary degrees, most recently from Bates College and Southern Methodist University. She has appeared on national programs such as CBS’s 60 Minutes, NPR’s Fresh Air, NBC’s Nightly News, MSNBC, CNN, C-SPAN, and others.
Julian E. Zelizer has been one of the pioneers in the revival of American political history. He is the author and editor of 20 books on American political history, including the most recent published by Peguin Press in July 2020, Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party.
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