Public Writing Workshop: Jack Hamilton

March 24, 2021
4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Public Writing Workshop: Jack Hamilton

In this conversation, Public Books section editor Bécquer Seguín will talk with Jack Hamilton about different modes of writing for the public, learning to write scholarship for a broad audience, and how to balance academic and journalistic roles.


Jack Hamilton is a professor of American Studies and Media Studies at the University of Virginia and the pop critic for Slate magazine. His first book, Just Around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination, was published by Harvard University Press in 2016.


This event is organized by The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at Johns Hopkins University and cosponsored by Public Books.


Register here.