Department: Literary Journalism

Date and Time: January 25, 2018 | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Event Location: Humanities Instructional Building 110

Event Details

Join the Literary Journalism program for a master class with journalist Ted Conover, author of Immersion: A Writer's Guide to Going Deep (U of Chicago P 2016).  Suggested readings for this session include the first three chapters of Conover's book Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, as well as his recent article for Smithsonian Magazine, "The Strike That Brought MLK to Memphis."

This event is free and open to the public, however seating is limited. For more information or for disability accommodations, please contact Patricia Pierson (piersonp@uci.edu).

Co-sponsored by the Campus Climate Council, the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, the Center for Law, Culture, and Society, and the Forum for the Academy and the Public.


Ted Conover teaches journalism at the Arthur L. Carter School of Journalism at New York University. His books include Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes (1984); Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders with America's Illegal Migrants (1987); Whiteout: Lost in Aspen (1991); Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing (2000); and The Routes of Man: Travels in the Paved World (2010).