Placing Yourself in History: The Challenges of Writing a Memoir

Alameda Museum Virtual Speakers Series

Dorothy Lazard Lecture

Join us for a lecture by historian and author Dorothy Lazard.

Dorothy Lazard, former head librarian of the Oakland History Center, has written a well-received coming-of-age memoir, “What You Don’t Know Will Make a Whole New World” about growing up in the Bay Area in the 1960s and 1970s. In this presentation she will share some of the challenges of writing a memoir, tips on how to frame family stories, and advice on how to place oneself in a larger cultural narrative.

This virtual event will take place Monday, August 21, 2023, at 6:00 pm via Zoom.
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