Marvelous Machines: A Double Book Launch of "The Chinese Typewriter" & "Personal Stereo"

Monday, November 6

5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. HG 1030

 

Join us for a double book launch with Thomas S. Mullaney (The Chinese Typewriter) & Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow (Personal Stereo). The launch will also feature comments from anthropologist Tom Boellstorff and freelance writer Alexandra Pechman. The discussion will be moderated by historian, and Long Institute Core Faculty member, Jeffrey Wasserstrom.

The discussion will be followed by a book signing. Light refreshments will be served. Event is free and open to the public. 

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About the Authors

Tom Mullaney is Associate Professor of Chinese History at Stanford University and author, most recently, of The Chinese Typewriter: A History (MIT Press). His writings have appeared in the Journal of Asian Studies, Technology & CultureThe AtlanticForeign Affairs, and Foreign Policy.

Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow is a writer-in-residence at UC Irvine and author of Personal Stereo (Bloomsbury, Object Lessons Series). Her writings have appeared in the New York Times Sunday Book ReviewThe Nation, and Los Angeles Review of Books.

About the Discussants

Tom Boellstorff is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UC Irvine whose research engages with, among other things, questions of selfhood, technology, and the politics of belonging.

Alexandra Pechman is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in publications such as ArtforumVogueTin House, and the New York Times.

 
Sponsored by: Newkirk Center for Science & Society, with support from the History Department, Humanities Commons, the US-China Long Institute, and the Literary Journalism Program