“Meanwhile, back at the ranch . . .”: What scholars can learn from novelists – and journalists – about storytelling

Watch video of the Feb. 24 talk by Adam Hochschild, author and journalist, titled “‘Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch . . .’: What Scholars Can Learn from Novelists–and Journalists–about Storytelling.”

Hochschild is an award-winning author of six books, including King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa and Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves. He has been a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, a commentator on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” and an editor and writer at Mother Jones magazine. His lecture is sponsored by the Art of Narrative Writing Seminar at the Warren Center, the Departments of History and English, the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, the Program in African American and Diaspora Studies, and the Max Kade Center for European and German Studies.