Thomas Bender: “The NEH Began Over 200 Careers in Archives, Libraries, and More”
The last NEH grant that I directed, 25 years ago, was for creating an MA program in archives management in our history department at NYU. More
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Writers, friends, supporters, and readers gathered today on the steps of @nypl to stand in solidarity with acclaimed author #SalmanRushdie and celebrate his tireless advocacy for freedom of expression.
Watch a video of the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O2Y4tyOTN0
New Yorkers from all walks of life joined @PENamerica and beloved authors on the steps of the NY Public Library today in solidarity with Salmon Rushdie and in defense of free expression, free speech and the freedom to write. #StandWithSalman
Paul Auster read from @SalmanRushdie's memoir Joseph Anton: "The person you were for your parents was not the person you were with your children, your working self was other than yourself as a lover, and depending on the time of day and your mood you might think of yourself..."