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ThinkForum: Jill Lepore (2018): About

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Introduction

The Kelvin Smith Library provides the campus community with access to world-class research collections, technology-equipped classrooms and meeting spaces, state-of-the-art digital resources, and even a café. In support of the Think Forum lecture series, the library offers a selection of resources accessible in this “Research Guide.”

This guide was prepared for the Think Forum lecture with Dr. Jill Lepore, New Yorker writer and Professor of American History at Harvard University on Wednesday March 7, 2018 at 6pm.  

Biography

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. A prize-winning professor, she teaches classes in evidence, historical methods, humanistic inquiry, and American history. Much of her scholarship explores absences and asymmetries in the historical record, with a particular emphasis on the histories and technologies of evidence and of privacy. As a wide-ranging and prolific essayist, Lepore writes about American history, law, literature, and politics. She is the author of many award-winning books and is currently writing a history of the United States.

Think Forum Related Guides

These guides were created to support the previous Town Hall series and the current Think Forum Lecture Series. They are listed in the order of newest first.