Category: Biography

Video/ ‘Strindberg: A Life’ Author Sue Prideaux Interviewed by Yale Books

Sue Prideaux

Video/ ‘Strindberg: A Life’ Author Sue Prideaux Interviewed by Yale Books.

August Strindberg is principally known, in Arthur Miller’s words, as “the mad inventor of modern theater”. Yale Books Blog presents a conversation with Sue Prideaux, author of new biography ‘Strindberg: A Life’ (published by Yale UP). The discussion explores the enduring significance of August Strindberg’s work, some of the more surprising aspects of his life and why female actors love his plays. An original interview for the Yale Books Blog http://ow.ly/f5wZp Visit Strindberg: A Life at Yale Books: http://ow.ly/f5x2Z

Video/ Writing Black Lives || Radcliffe Institute

 

Video/ Writing Black Lives || Radcliffe Institute.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Imani Perry, and Robert Reid-Pharr join in conversation to discuss how their work as biographers speaks to key contemporary discussions about black politics, community, identity, and life. Featuring: Tomiko Brown-Nagin, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; and professor of history, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Imani Perry, Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies and faculty associate in the program in law and public affairs and the program in gender and sexuality studies, Princeton University Robert Reid-Pharr, professor of studies of women, gender, and sexuality and of African and African American studies, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Introduced by Robin Bernstein, Dillon Professor of American History and professor of African and African American studies and of studies of women, gender, and sexuality, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences For information about the Radcliffe Institute and its many public programs, visit https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/.