Dartmouth Events

People, Place, Podcasts: Emily Bazelon and Erica Heilman in Conversation

The Center for the Cartoon Studies and the Leslie Center for the Humanities present the 2024 Will and Ann Eisner lecture.

Thursday, April 18, 2024
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Carson Hall L01
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Arts and Sciences, Lectures & Seminars

Who: Two one-of-a-kind journalists and podcasters

What: A discussion and Q&A

Where: Carson Hall L01, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

When: Thursday, April 18, 2024 • 5:00-6:30 PM


Emily Bazelon is a journalist and co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest. Whether on the podcast, as a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, or as a lecturer at Yale Law School, Bazelon explores complex legal and social issues with clarity and depth. Bazelon's insightful analysis and engaging storytelling captivate audiences and fosters crucial dialogues on contemporary issues reshaping our world. Emily is also the author of the award-winning book, Charged: The Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration.

Erica Heilman is the storyteller and the voice behind the acclaimed podcast Rumble Strip. With a keen eye for the extraordinary in the everyday, Heilman delves deep into the lives of ordinary people, uncovering profound truths and untold stories. Rumble Strip's "Finn and the Bell" episode won a Peabody Award in 2022. Rumble Strip was named #1 Podcast of 2022 by The New Yorker and ammong the top 10 podcasts of 2022 by The New York Times. Rumble Strip has aired on 99% Invisible, Radiolab, Snap Judgement, SOUNDPRINT, CBC, BBC, KCRW, and on major public radio affiliates across the country.

For more information, contact:
Erin Bennett

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.