Extraordinary Worlds: Talking with Adam Mansbach

Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Adam Mansbach, author of works as diverse as the illustrated book “Go the F*** to Sleep,” the novels “Angry Black White Boy” and “The End of the Jews,” will be in conversation with SF State faculty and students about his work across genres and how writers reimagine their artistic endeavors during and after COVID. Mansbach’s latest works include the digital comedy short “912, What’s Your White Emergency?” (starring Sarah Silverman, Craig Robinson, Lewis Black and W. Kamau Bell); his political activism with Stacy Abrams, Samuel L. Jackson and the New Georgia Project; the documentary “Barry” about the young Barack Obama; and an adaptation of his work for Disney+. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Free.

Presented by the Department of Jewish Studies as part of the Jewish Writer in the World lecture series.

Marcus Hall, Room 431/Online (Zoom)
Departments of Jewish Studies, English Language and Literature, Creative Writing, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, School of Cinema
Department of Jewish Studies
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