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Lannan Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to cultural freedom, diversity and creativity through projects which support exceptional contemporary artists and writers, as well as inspired Native activists in rural indigenous communities.

    Masha Gessen with Anand Giridharadas – Surviving Autocracy 20 October 2020 – Audio

    Masha Gessen with Anand Giridharadas – Surviving Autocracy 20 October 2020 – Audio

    Recorded on YouTube on 20 October 2020.



    Masha Gessen is the author of eleven books and a staff writer for the New Yorker. In addition to Surviving Autocracy (2020), their recent books include The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia (2017), which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction; The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy (2015), about the Boston Marathon bombers; and The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin (2012). They spoke with Anand Giridharadas, who is an editor-at-large for Time magazine, an on-air political analyst for MSNBC, and a visiting scholar at New York University.

    This was a Readings and Conversations event. This event was in partnership with Haymarket Books.

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.lannan.org/podcasts/gessen-201020-rc.mp3

    Duration: 1:20:11

    You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Yanis Varoufakis with Daniel Denvir 13 August 2020 – Audio

    Yanis Varoufakis with Daniel Denvir 13 August 2020 – Audio

    Lannan Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to cultural freedom, diversity and creativity through projects which support exceptional contemporary artists and writers, as well as inspired Native activists in rural indigenous communities.

    James Heffernan: Stephen Dedalus, Leopold Bloom, and the Ghost of Shakespeare, 16 June 2020 – Audio

    James Heffernan: Stephen Dedalus, Leopold Bloom, and the Ghost of Shakespeare, 16 June 2020 – Audio

    Lannan Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to cultural freedom, diversity and creativity through projects which support exceptional contemporary artists and writers, as well as inspired Native activists in rural indigenous communities.

    Noura Erakat with Janine Jackson, 4 December 2019 – Audio

    Noura Erakat with Janine Jackson, 4 December 2019 – Audio

    Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 4, 2019.



    Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at Rutgers University. She has served as legal counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, as a legal advocate for Palestinian refugee rights at the United Nations, and as the national grassroots organizer and legal advocate at the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. She is the author of Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine. Erakat’s research interests include human rights and humanitarian, refugee, and national security law.

    This was a Readings and Conversations event.

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/media.lannan.org/podcasts/erakat-191205.mp3

    You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Eve L. Ewing with Wayne Au, 13 November 2019 – Audio

    Eve L. Ewing with Wayne Au, 13 November 2019 – Audio

    Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 13, 2019.



    Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education whose research is focused on racism, social inequality, and urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people. She is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Her book Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side explores the relationship between the closing of public schools and the structural history of race and racism in Chicago’s Bronzeville community. Her work has been published in many venues, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Atlantic, and the Washington Post.

    This was a Readings and Conversations event.

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/media.lannan.org/podcasts/ewing-191113.mp3

    You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Deborah Levy with John Freeman, 30 October 2019 – Audio

    Deborah Levy with John Freeman, 30 October 2019 – Audio

    Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 30, 2019.



    Deborah Levy, a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, writes fiction, plays, and poetry. Her work has been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company, broadcast on the BBC, and translated widely across the world. The author of highly praised novels, including Hot Milk and Swimming Home (both Man Booker Prize finalists), The Unloved, and Billy and Girl; the acclaimed story collection Black Vodka; and part one of her working autobiography, Things I Don’t Want to Know, she lives in London. Her latest novel, The Man Who Saw Everything, has been long-listed for the 2019 Booker Prize.

    This was a Readings and Conversations event.

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/media.lannan.org/podcasts/levy-191030.mp3

    You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

    • 1 hr 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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To have been able to hear Merwin over years during which he has continued to be"a carrier the ladders" has been a gift for me and the poetic commons.

Thank you Bill, and to the Lanan Foundation. Nancy Ryan, Tres Orejas, Taos, N.M.

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Perhaps the best audio on the web

The audio present on both Lannan.org and the newly released Lannan podcasts is consistently among the finest on the web. Anywhere.

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a treasure trove

Readings, discussion, audience Q & A with first-rate writers. Stimulating and entertaining. Feed your mind while you walk your dog. Now if KQED's City Arts & Lectures would just appear in podcast form...

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