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The Art of Economic Storytelling: Learning from Bastiat

Start Wednesday, August 15, 2012 8:00 PM

End Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:00 PM

This webinar will provide FEE seminar alumni with some guidelines and advice for their own writing about economics and free market ideas by using Bastiat’s economic journalism as a guide for techniques, tips, and things to avoid.

Register here: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/919244815

Sarah Skwire is the author of the college writing textbook, Writing with a Thesis, which is about to appear in its 12th edition. Sarah has published a range of academic articles on subjects from Shakespeare to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and her writing has appeared in journals as varied as Literature and Medicine, The George Herbert Journal, and The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Sarah’s work has also appeared in the Freeman and in Cato Unbound, and she is an occasional lecturer for IHS and other organizations. She has won prizes for her poetry which has appeared, among other places, in Standpoint, The New Criterion, and The Vocabula Review. She graduated with honors in English from Wesleyan University, and earned a MA and PhD in English from the University of Chicago. Currently at work on a book length project about money in early modern poetry, and shorter projects on similar mixtures of literature and economics, Sarah is also a full-time Fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc., a non-profit educational foundation. Sarah and her husband have two daughters.

Register here: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/919244815

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2012-08-15 21:00:00

Chuck Grimmett August 2013

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CHUCK GRIMMETT

Chuck Grimmett is a project manager at eResources. Previously, he was FEE's director of web media. Get in touch with him on Twitter: @cagrimmett.

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