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Faculty Salon - “You Need to Read this Book:” Classic Texts, Urgent Contexts

A Faculty Salon from the TLI and CIE.

Special guests include Sarah Jaffe and Christine Smallwood, who will be in conversation with Ursinus professors Simara Price, Biology, and Paul Stern, Politics, about why and how to read figures like Plato, Darwin, Marx, and Freud in 2019. Sarah is a labor journalist, a Fellow at The Nation Institute, and author of Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt and the forthcoming Labor of Love: Why We’re Exploited When We Care About Our Work. Christine is a literary critic, fiction writer, and contributing editor at Harper’s, whose work has also appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Paris Review.