Colloquium with George Packer: Schedule

The Power of Words and the New America

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The colloquium will be held at the Performing Arts Center at Napa Valley College.
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8:30 a.m. Registration, Coffee & Pastry, & Book Sales
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction: Charles Junkerman, Stanford Continuing Studies
Lecture: George Packer on The Unwinding
10:45 a.m. Coffee Break & Book Sales
11:00 a.m. Panel: The New America at Home

  • Tanir Ami, Executive Director, Clinic Ole
  • Carlos Hagedorn, Board Member, Napa Valley Unified School District; Co-Founder, Legacy Youth Project
  • George Packer, New Yorker staff writer, author of The Unwinding.
  • Jennifer Putnam, Executive Director, Napa Valley Grapegrowers
  • Pete Richmond, Founder & President, Silverado Farming Company

Moderator: Anne Evans, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference


12:00 p.m. Book Sales & Signing
12:30 p.m. Lunch and conversation with George Packer, the panelists, and fellow attendees.