Featured This Month
Joyce Carol Oates has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time. She is a recipient of the National Book Award and many others including the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, the Prix Femina Etranger, the Common Wealth Award for Distinguished Service in Literature, The Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement, and the Chicago Tribune Lifetime Achievement Award. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.
Karen Wilson will presents an illustrated talk on the profound cultural and political impact Jews have made in the development of Los Angeles over the past century and a half. Wilson is a research fellow with the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, head curator of the "Mapping Jewish Los Angeles" project, and a lecturer in the UCLA Department of History. Recorded on 05/30/2013.