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Era of Ignition

Era of Ignition- A Conversation with Amber Tamblyn and Julian Zelizer

Apr 23, 2019 07:00PM
McCosh Hall


Open to the Public
Amber Tamblyn, actress and author; Julian Zelizer, Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs

This event is co-sponsored with WWS Public Affairs and Communications and University Public Lectures.

Actress and author Amber Tamblyn will be joined by Julian Zelizer to discuss her new book Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution. Tamblyn is known for her work on General Hospital, Joan of Arcadia, Two and a Half Men and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. In June 2018 Tamblyn released her first novel Any Man. In March of 2019 Tamblyn's second book, Era of Ignition, was released. A memoir and feminist manifesto the book is Tamblyn's personal exploration of feminism during divisive times.

Julian Zelizer will interview Tamblyn. Zelizer is the author and editor of 19 books on American political history, including his most recently released book Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974. Zelizer is also a frequent commentator in the media. He has published over nine hundred op-eds, including his weekly column onĀ CNN.Com. He has received fellowships from the Brookings Institution, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, New America, and the New York Historical Society. He is currently finishing work on two books: Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, The Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party (Penguin Press) and Abraham Joshua Heschel (Yale University Press).

A book sale and signing will follow the event.