Anne Fadiman in Conversation with Newjack Author Ted Conover, Feb. 17 at NYU's Journalism Institute


Anne Fadiman will speak with author Ted Conover on topics ranging from journalists and medicine to the culture of books in a multimedia age on Tuesday, February 17, noon, at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Square, between 5th and 6th Streets, 7th Floor). Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th Street). The event is free and open to the public. Call 212.992.9842 for more information.

Anne Fadiman
Anne Fadiman

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Anne Fadiman will speak with author Ted Conover on topics ranging from journalists and medicine to the culture of books in a multimedia age on Tuesday, February 17, noon, at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Square, between 5th and 6th Streets, 7th Floor). Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th Street). The event is free and open to the public. Call 212.992.9842 for more information. Photo ID required for entry. Seating is limited.

Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures chronicles the struggles of a Hmong family in Merced, California to treat their daughter’s epilepsy. The work won the National Book Critics Circle Award and is widely taught in universities both as literary journalism and as a case study in the challenges of cross-cultural medical treatment and communication. Fadiman, who has won National Mag 500

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