"Bodies of Evidence: A Very Brief History of Knowledge": Jill Lepore Lecture


From: Thursday, March 05, 2020, 04:30pm

To: Thursday, March 05, 2020, 07:30pm

"Bodies of Evidence: A Very Brief History of Knowledge" 

Jill Lepore (Kemper Professor of American History, Harvard University)

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. A prize-winning professor, she teaches classes in evidence, historical methods, humanistic inquiry, and American history. Much of her scholarship explores absences and asymmetries in the historical record, with a particular emphasis on the history and technology of evidence. As a wide-ranging and prolific essayist, Lepore writes about American history, law, literature, and politics. She is the author of many award-winning books, including the international bestseller, These Truths: A History of the United States (2018). Her next book, IF THEN: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future, will be published in 2020.


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