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Roxane Gay, as the 2018 William A. Starr Distinguished Lecturer, will be discussing her best-selling book Bad Feminist.

Roxane Gay is an essayist; contributing opinion writer for the New York Times; best-selling author of numerous books, including Hunger and Difficult Women; and a sought after cultural critic. Her New York Times best-selling book, Bad Feminist, was chosen as the common reading for the Vassar class of 2022. She will present the 2018 William Starr Distinguished Lecture at Vassar College on Wednesday, November 7th starting at 5:30 pm in the Chapel. The title of her talk is “Roxane Gay: With One N."

The lecture is free and open to the public. Sponsored by The Office of the Dean of the Faculty, the First-Year Writing Seminar Program, and the Vassar First-Year Program.

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Posted by Office of Communications Monday, October 8, 2018