Arlie Russell Hochschild

April 02, 2017

9:30 am

The bestselling author discusses her brilliant new book Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right—one of “6 Books to Understand Trump’s Win” according to the New York Times the day after the election. Hochschild’s book plumbs our deep political divide and asks the question: how does the world look from the heart of the right?

About the guest

Arlie Russell Hochschild is one of the most influential sociologists of her generation. She is the author of nine books, including The Second ShiftThe Time BindThe Managed HeartThe Outsourced Self, and Strangers in Their Own Land (The New Press). Four of her books have been named as New York Times Notable Books of the Year and her work appears in sixteen languages. The winner of the Ulysses Medal as well as Guggenheim and Mellon grants, she lives in Berkeley, California.

Links

More about the book 

The author on the Brian Lehrer Show

 

About The Forum

The Forum is a series of stimulating conversations about faith and ethics in relation to the important issues of our day. We invite inspiring and illustrious people to sit down for a real conversation with the Forum’s host, Malcolm Clemens Young, the dean of Grace Cathedral, and with you. Our guests range from artists, inventors and philosophers to pop culturists and elected officials, but the point of The Forum is singular: civil, sophisticated discourse that engages minds and hearts to think in new ways about the world.

About the host

The Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young is the dean of Grace Cathedral. He is the author of The Spiritual Journal of Henry David Thoreau and The Invisible Hand in Wilderness: Economics, Ecology, and God, and is a regular contributor on religion to the Huffington Post.

Photo credit: Paige Parsons.

Location

Gresham Hall

Tickets

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