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A Conversation with Author Deborah Tannen

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/02/2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Our thanks go to Little Falls Village for inviting AHA members to attend this event. Tannen discusses her just-published memoir Finding My Father, which traces her father’s life from turn-of-the-century Warsaw to New York City. She reflects on how her father’s life mirrors the historic times he lived through and she describes how writing this book forced her to question her assumptions about her father, her parents’ marriage, and her own life. She also draws on insights from her many books to discuss how our ways of speaking can shape our relationships – and how our ways of speaking have changed, and changed our relationships, during COVID-19.

Deborah Tannen is a New York Times bestselling author and internationally renowned professor of linguistics at Georgetown University, Tannen is a frequent guest on national television and radio, including 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC’s Today, and NPR’s Fresh Air and 1A. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, TIME and Harvard Business Review, among many other publications. She is the author of You Just Don’t Understand (on the NYT bestsellers list for nearly four years) and bestsellers You’re Wearing THAT? about mothers and daughters and You Were Always Mom’s Favorite! about sisters.

Registration Link: www.littlefallsvillage.org/Tannen Note: Little Falls Village recommends that you log-in at 12:45pm; this Zoom event will be locked at 1:10pm.