Keynote Speaker

Professor Jeffrey Sharlet 

Department of English, Dartmouth College


“Fables of the Trumpocene: On Reading and Reporting Religion in the Secular Kingdom”

Saturday, May 20, 5:45 pm 
Student Community Center Multipurpose Room
Preceded by refreshments, MPR patio, 5:15 pm 

Jeff Sharlet is the nationally bestselling author or editor of six books of literary journalism, including The Family, described by Barbara Ehrenreich as “one of the most compelling and brilliantly researched exposes you’ll ever read,” and Sweet Heaven When I Die, about which The Washington Post declared “this book belongs in the tradition of longform, narrative nonfiction best exemplified by Joan Didion, John McPhee, [and] Norman Mailer… Sharlet deserves a place alongside such masters.” Sharlet’s work has earned numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award, the Molly Ivins Prize, and the Outspoken Award. He’s a contributing editor for Harper’sRolling Stone, and Virginia Quarterly Review, and a frequent contributor to GQ