An Evening with J.D. Vance, alumnus and author of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
Date: Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
Location: Ohio Union Performance Hall
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Host: College of Arts and Sciences and Ohio State's Democracy Studies Program
The College of Arts and Sciences and Ohio State’s Democracy Studies Program present An Evening with J.D. Vance, Ohio State alumnus and author of The New York Times bestselling book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. Join us for a conversation with J.D. Vance, led by Richard Herrmann, professor and chair, Ohio State Department of Political Science. Book signing and reception follow.
6:30-7:30 p.m., Conversation and Q&A
7:30-8:30 p.m., Book signing and reception
This event is at capacity and we will no longer be accepting RSVPs.
About the author:
J.D. Vance grew up in the Rust Belt city of Middletown, Ohio, and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky. He enlisted in the Marine Corps after high school and served in Iraq. A graduate Yale Law School, he has contributed to the National Review and is a principal at a leading Silicon Valley investment firm.