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Hillbilly Elegy: A Culture in Crisis

Lecture by J.D. Vance

J.D. Vance is an investor, commentator, and author of the #1 New York Times best seller Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, described by the National Review as a “brilliant book” and by The Economist as “one of the most important” reads of 2016. Ron Howard and Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment have announced plans to produce a movie based on Vance's book.

J.D. Vance’s campus visit is part of the UT Humanities Center’s sixth annual distinguished lecture series.

The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entrance.

UT's Clear Bag policy will be in effect.

Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00pm

Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium
1408 Middle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996

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Lectures & Presentations


Humanities & Social Sciences


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public



Free, but tickets are required


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Neal, Stephanie Ann left a positive review 4/30/2018

Interesting evening.

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