Date: October 30, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm  to  7:00 pm

Thomas Frank, founding editor of The Baffler and author of What’s the Matter with Kansas?, will speak about the future of higher education. Joining Frank for the conversation will be John Summers, editor-in-chief of The Baffler.

Frank writes the monthly “Easy Chair” column in Harper’s Magazine. His latest book is Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right.

The event is sponsored by the Department of American Studies at the University of Texas. A reception before the talk will begin at 4:30 pm. More information online.

Location: Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.402), 201 E. 24th St., University of Texas campus, Austin