EVENT: Extraordinary Worlds: Talking with novelist and screenwriter Adam Mansbach

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On November 3rd, 2pm, at Marcus Hall 431. The Department of Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University  is pleased to announce our first in person event in 2 years. Please join us for the inaugural lecture of the "Jewish Writer in the World."  This first event, "Extraordinary Worlds: Talking with Adam Mansbach" will feature Mansbach in conversation with students and faculty about the themes of Jews, race, hip hop and satire in American culture. Come spend the afternoon with us either in person or on zoom. 

if coming to campus, please visit the department website for covid-related information. If you'd like to stream the event, you must register online. 

 Register for Zoom webinar

Adam Mansbach, author of works as diverse as the illustrated book Go the F*** to Sleep (2011), the novels, Angry Black White Boy (2004), and The End of the Jews (2008), will be in conversation with SFSU faculty and students about his work across genres. Mansbach’s latest works include the digital comedy short, “912, What’s your white emergency?” (starring Sara Silverman, Craig Robinson, Lewis Black, and W. Kamau Bell), his political activism with Stacy Abrams, Samuel L. Jackson, and the New Georgia Project; the documentary, Barry, about the young Barack Obama, and the adaptation of his work for Disney+.  He will also address how writers reimagine their artistic endeavors both during and after COVID.

Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

For more information, contact Professor Kitty Millet, kmillet1@sfsu.edu




To register https://jewish.sfsu.edu/extraordinary-worlds-talking-adam-mansbach