David Hajdu to speak at UCO
The University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Arts will present “An Evening with Writer David Hajdu,” a free public talk featuring the writer and music critic. The event will run from 8 to 9 p.m., Nov. 19 in Central’s Pegasus Theatre located in the Liberal Arts building.
Hajdu will focus on comic books and popular culture as part of his public talk, and also will discuss his books “The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America” and “Heroes and Villains: Essays on Music, Movies, Comics and Culture.”
Hajdu was the founding editor of “Video Review” magazine from 1980 to 1984 and later become a top editor at “Entertainment Weekly” from 1990 to 1999. He is now music critic for “The New Republic” and professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism,
Hajdu has written for “The American Scholar,” “The Atlantic Monthly,” “BookForum,” “The New Yorker,” “The New York Review of Books,” “The New York Times Magazine,” “The New Times Book Review,” “Vanity Fair” and other publications.
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