Making History: Media, Stories, History, and Memory

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00pm

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A lively panel of celebrated USC authors will come together to discuss their work and the fascinating connections between stories, media, history, and memory. Panelists include Viet Thanh Nguyen, USC English professor and the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sympathizer and The Committed; USC cinematic arts professor Howard Rodman, author of the inventive literary adventure novel, The Great Eastern; USC history professor William Deverell, author of Kathy Fiscus: A Tragedy that Transfixed the Nation, about the first live, breaking-news TV spectacle in American history; and moderator Priya Jaikumar, USC cinematic arts professor and author of Where Histories Reside: India as Filmed Space.

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Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


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