New Brunswick, NJ: April 12, 6:30 pm
RECEPTION AND CONVERSATION WITH VICTOR NAVASKY
Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryder’s Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
The Society for Professional Journalists in collaboration with the Eagleton Institute of Politics presents a reception with Victor S. Navasky. This event is the opening night reception for a two-day conference organized by the Society of Professional Journalists, New Jersey Chapter. $10 registration required. For more information, contact SPJ.
New York, NY: April 17, 7-9 pm
MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES: VICTOR NAVASKY
Macaulay Honors College at CUNY
35 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023
Macaulay Author Series continues with Victor Navasky reading from his book, The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power. A lavishly illustrated, witty, and learned look at the awesome power of the political cartoon throughout history to enrage, provoke, and amuse. As a former editor of The New York Times Magazine and the longtime editor of The Nation, Victor Navasky knows just how incendiary, and transformative cartoons can be. Copies of the book will be for sale at the event. Book-signing and reception to follow. The series is free and open to the public. To register: Olga Barskaya, Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, 212-729-2910, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Los Angeles, CA: April 20, 3-4 pm
THE ROLE OF THE POLITICAL CARTOON
with Dwayne Booth, Ann Telnaes, & Robert Scheer
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Edison Auditorium at Hoffman Hall, University of Southern California
701 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90089
For over a hundred years, political cartoons have been used to express an editorialized opinion of the politics of the day. Presented in conjunction with the Drawing Conclusions exhibition at the USC Annenberg School, this fascinating conversation about modern political cartoons will feature Dwayne Booth (Go Fish: How to Win Contempt and Influence People), Victor Navasky (The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power) and Ann Telnaes (Dick, a collection of Vice President Cheney cartoons), and will be moderated by Robert Scheer (Truthdig.com, The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street). Read more about the panelists.
Spencertown, NY: April 27, 4-6 pm
VICTOR NAVASKY IN CONVERSATION WITH PETER BISKIND
The Spencertown Academy Arts Center
790 State Route 203, Spencertown NY 12165
The popular “Conversation with Neighbors” series returns to open the 2013 season at Spencertown Academy Arts Center.
Salt Lake City, UT: June 27, 6 pm
TALK AND BOOK SIGNING
The King’s English Bookstore
1511 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Reading and book signing in conjunction with the annual convention of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists.