Local Students & Teachers Can Attend SVWC Pavilion Talks for Free

Local Students & Teachers Can Attend SVWC Pavilion Talks for Free

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As a part of our Eye on the Future Project, SVWC invites local teachers and students to attend Pavilion talks for free (as space is available). Please check in at the Info Desk in the big white tent on the Pavilion Lawn 30 minutes prior to the talk you’ll be attending to sign in, submit proof of vaccination (or a recent negative Covid test), sign a release form, and receive your ticket. Seating for teachers and students is reserved in the upper tier of the Pavilion.

Talks included in this program for 2021 are listed below. For the complete schedule, including talk descriptions and printable programs, please visit our program page.

Saturday, July 17

9:30 AM – George Packer “Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal”

11:00 AM – Tobias Wolff “The Art of the Story”

1:30 PM – David Eagleman “Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-changing Brain”

3:00 PM – Isabel Allende “The Soul of a Woman”

4:30 PM – Daniel James Brown & Tom Ikeda “Facing the Mountain: Japanese American Heroes of World War II”

5:45 PM – Horizon: A Tribute to Barry Lopez

 

Sunday, July 18

9:30 AM – Sheri Fink “What I Saw: Stories From Inside the Pandemic”

11:00 AM – William D. Cohan “A Wild Walk Down Wall Street, Circa 2021”

1:30 PM – Elliot Ackerman & Admiral James Stavridis “The Next World War and America’s Geopolitical Future: Fact & Fiction”

3:00 PM – Delia Owens “Where the Crawdads Sing”

4:30 PM – Larry Diamond & Noah Feldman “How to Repair Our Democracy: A Conversation Between Larry Diamond & Noah Feldman”

5:45 PM – Ayad Akhtar “Homeland Elegies”

 

Monday, July 19

9:30 AM – Lawrence Wright “The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid”

11:00 AM – Daniel James Brown & Tom Ikeda “Facing the Mountain: Japanese American Heroes of World War II”

1:30 PM – George Packer “Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal”

3:00 PM – Tayari Jones “An American Marriage: A Story of Love and Injustice”

4:30 PM – Noah Feldman “Lincoln and the Broken Constitution”

5:45 PM – Horizon: A Tribute to Barry Lopez

 

Tuesday, July 20

9:30 AM – David Wallace-Wells “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming”

11:00 AM – Larry Diamond “The Global Wave of Authoritarianism and How to Counter It”

2:00 PM – Delia Owens “Where the Crawdads Sing”

4:00 PM – Elliot Ackerman & Admiral James Stavridis “The Next World War and America’s Geopolitical Future: Fact and Fiction”

5:30 PM – John Lithgow “Master Class with John Lithgow”

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