An Ongoing Nonfiction Reading Series
This Month: PUBLICNESS
Ben Wurgaft & Evan Kindley
Thursday, May 29th, at 8pm. Lectures start at 8:30
Ben Wurgaft will reflect on twenty years pleasurably spent writing in cafes, coffeehouses, espresso bars and other public places.
Evan Kindley will discuss the history of the questionnaire as instrument of science, commerce, and amusement, with special attention to the anthropometric research of Sir Francis Galton and the recent vogue for online personality quizzes.