Rebecca Traister

Date: February 11, 2019

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location: Northen Auditorium

This year The Fishback Visiting Writers Committee, The Journalism Department, The History Department, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University Lectures Committee and The Roger Mudd Center for Ethics are co-sponsoring Rebecca Traister on Monday, February 11. Winner of the National Magazine Award for Commentary and the Sidney Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis, she has covered women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic, Elle and Salon and has also contributed to The Nation, The New York Times and The Washington Post. Currently she is a writer for New York Magazine. She will give a public lecture in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library at 5:30 p.m. with a book signing to follow of her third book, Good and Mad, about women’s anger as a political force. Traister’s first book, Big Girls Don’t Cry, about women and the 2008 election, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2010 and the winner of the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. All The Single Ladies, about unmarried women in America, was a New York Times bestseller and a Times Notable book of 2016.

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