Ian Frazier 'Out of Ohio: Being Midwestern in a Globalized World'

    Location: Baxter Hall: 101 Lovell Lecture Room
    Date: 11/13/18
    Time: 8:00PM

    Description:

     The President's Distinguished Speaker, Ian Frazier.

    “Out of Ohio: Being Midwestern in a Globalized World”

     

    Ian Frazier is a staff writer at The New Yorker. He has been contributing to the magazine since 1974, when he published his first piece in The Talk of the Town. A year later, the magazine ran his short story The Bloomsbury Group Live at the Apollo. Since then, he has published numerous short stories and nonfiction, Shouts & Murmurs, and Talk of the Town pieces in the magazine. He is the author of eleven books, including Great Plains, which began as a three-part Reporter at Large series for the magazine, and Family, which tells the history of his family in America, from the early Colonial days to the present, reconstructing 200 years of middle-class life. His other books include Dating Your Mom, Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody, Coyote v. Acme, On the Rez, The Fish’s Eye, Gone to New York: Adventures in the City, and Lamentations of the Father, a collection of humor essays.

    Ticket Information: free and open to the public

    For more information please contact:
    Violet Benge
    765.361.6290
    bengev@wabash.edu
    Event ID:44040