OPENING NIGHT PLENARY
Keynote Address: Lewis H. Lapham
Saturday May 30th, 6pm to 8pm
Reading Oakland: Stories from our City’s Literary Past
Readings from Gerry Garzon, Dorothy Lazard, Zac Unger
Council Chambers, Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Followed by a wine reception
LEWIS H. LAPHAM is the founder and editor of Lapham's Quarterly, and editor emeritus of Harper's Magazine. Lapham was inducted into the American Society of Magazine Editors Hall of Fame in 2007. He is the author of thirteen books, among them Money and Class in America, The Wish for Kings, Waiting for the Barbarians, and Theater of War. His documentary film, The American Ruling Class, has become part of the curriculum in many of the nation's schools and colleges.