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Social Science and Public Policy

Tanner Lecture Series: Phil Klay

October 8, 2021 at 4:00pm5:30pm EDT

National Veterans Resource Center

The Tanner Lecture Series on Ethics, Citizenship, and Public Responsibility, will host Phil Klay, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. His short story collection Redeployment won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction and the National Book Critics’ Circle John Leonard Prize for best debut work in any genre, and was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by The New York Times. His nonfiction work won the George W. Hunt, S.J., Prize for Journalism, Arts & Letters in the category of Cultural & Historical Criticism in 2018. His debut novel, Missionaries, was released in October 2020.

The Tanner Lecture Series is generously endowed by Dr. W. Lynn Tanner, Maxwell alum, and Founder and Executive Chairman of TEC Canada, a leadership development organization dedicated to accelerating the growth and development of outstanding twenty-first century leaders.

A reception will immediately follow the speaking engagement. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided. For additional accommodations or information contact Jackie Nocevski at or 315.443.5850.

This event was published on July 8, 2021.

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