Photo Credit: Michael Lionstar
This year's McGrath lecture, In Humility, Knowledge: One Smithie's Journey into our Wild, Lascivious Language, features Kory Stamper '96, the author of Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries. Stamper is a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster where she also writes, edits, and appears in the "Ask the Editor" video series. She blogs regularly on language and lexicography on her blog Harmless Drudgery and her writing has appeared in The Guardian, The New York Times, and on Slate.com.
Read more on the Smith Alumnae website.
Co-sponsored by: Friends of the Smith College Libraries and Mortimer Rare Book Collection, part of Smith College Special Collections
A book signing and reception will follow.
Mary IrwinFriends of the Smith College Librariesmirwin@smith.edu