Author Talk: Phillipa K Chong: The abSURD-ity of Art Criticism

Phillipa K. Chong is an Assistant Professor in Sociology at McMaster University. She specializes in how we define worth.

Her new book, Inside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times(Princeton University Press), explores how we evaluate contemporary fictional works. In this internet age, everyone is a critic!

The evening will showcase a public talk from Phillipa followed by a brief interview, moderated by Hamilton Review of Books editor in chief.

Inside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times will be available for purchase at the Shop at AGH.

Thursday at 7:00pm. Free Admission.

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Duration of Experience: 3.5 hours Availability: Year-Round, Afternoons Only Minimum Person: 12

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