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218 – Jonathan Alexander

Creative + Cultural

Release Date: 07/06/2018

  Today our podcast connects with Jonathan Alexander. Jonathan Alexander is a writer, literacy scholar, and cultural critic. Jonathan is Chancellor’s Professor of English at UC Irvine, where he is director of the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication. He is the author, co-author, or editor of 13 books, including Writing Youth: Young Adult Fiction as Literacy Sponsorship (2016) and the newly released critical memoir, Creep: A Life, a Theory, an Apology. He is also the YA editor and a frequent contributor for the Los Angeles Review of Books.  
1888 Center programs are recorded and archived as a free educational resource on our website or with your favorite podcast app including Apple and Spotify. Each episode is designed to provide a unique platform for industry innovators to share stories about art, literature, music, history, science, or technology. Produced in partnership with Brew Sessions.   Producers: Jon-Barrett Ingels and Kevin Staniec Manager: Sarah Becker Host: Jon-Barrett Ingels Guest: Jonathan Alexander