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Bedrosian will be at the 2015 LA Times Festival of Books

Published by Aubrey Hicks on

Yes, indeedy. We’ll be at this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books – Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19. Our booth (062 on Trousdale Parkway) will be open from 10 am to 6 pm (Sat the 18th) and 10 am to 5 pm (Sun the 19th)  here at the USC campus in the almost heart of downtown Los Angeles.  We’ll have an hourly giveaway of books – books we’ve discussed on our podcast and at events as well as recent books we’ve highlighted on our blog. 

Hourly Giveaways and Daily Raffles at booth 062 

While the festival will be an opportunity for us to sign up new subscribers for our e-Newsletter, it will also be an opportunity for our followers to continue the conversations we’ve had recently about policy implementation and issues more broadly like inequality and the environment.

Take a look below at some of the other opportunities you’ll be able to have at the Festival. Or, print a copy to take with you to the Festival – don’t forget to stop by booth 062 to say “hello.”

Saturday, April 18, 2015

10:30 a.m. Coming Home : New Approaches to Supporting Our Veterans 
Conversation 1141 located at Wallis Annenberg Hall
Moderator: Kimberly Finney, with Eugenia WeissKristen ZaleskiRead our blog posts on student veterans and the Unite for Veterans Summit
11:00 a.m. Pushing for Change : Our Environmental Future
Conversation 1071 Located at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Moderator: Michael Hiltzik, with Erik ConwayJon ChristensenJennifer JacquetMargo OgeRead about Governance and Climate Change / LA River Watch the LA River conversation Listen to our Silent Spring Podcast
2:30 p.m. LeVar Burton, Author of The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm, Interviewed by Patt Morrison
Conversation 1073 Located at the Ronald Tutor Campus CenterWatch our conversation with LeVar Burton
1:30 p.m. Richard Riordan, Author of The Mayor, in Conversation with Bill Boyarsky
Conversation 1133 located in the Norris TheaterWatch our conversations with Richard Riordan Listen to our If Mayors Ruled the World Podcast

Sunday, April 19, 2015

10:30 a.m. Giving Voice to the Voiceless : Crime & Justice in America
Conversation 2031 located at Town & Gown
Moderator: Celeste Fremon, with Jill LeovyBryan StevensonListen to our podcasts on the books Reproducing Racism and Enforcing Order
11:00 a.m. Claudia Rankine, Author of Citizen, in Conversation with Brighde Mullins
Conversation 2011 located at the Hancock FoundationListen to our podcast on the book Reproducing Racism
12:00 p.m. To Live and Dine in L.A. : Food Pasts, Food FuturesA Conversation with Josh Kun and Roy Choi
Conversation 2142 located at Wallis Annenberg HallRelated to our upcoming Contesting the Street Conference
1:30 p.m. Being Black : Race and Justice in the U.S.
Conversation 2143 located at Wallis Annenberg Hall
Moderator: Robin Coste Lewis, with Jody David ArmourTerence FitzgeraldShana L. RedmondListen to our podcast on Reproducing Racism and our interview with the author, Daria Roithmayr
3:30 p.m. America’s Rich & Poor : Looking at the Financial Gap
Conversation 1034 located at Town & Gown
Moderator: Steve Lopez, with Edward KleinbardRobert D. PutnamMatt TaibbiListen to our podcast on Capital in the 21st Century and watch our conversation with Edward Kleinbard

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