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The World Is Waiting for You Graduation Speeches to Live By from Activists, Writers, and Visionaries

Tara. Grove Isabel Ostrer

2015

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  • Title:
    The World Is Waiting for You Graduation Speeches to Live By from Activists, Writers, and Visionaries
  • Author: Tara. Grove
  • Isabel Ostrer
  • Description: Learn Not to Listen - Anna Quindlen; Be In Time - Wynton Marsalis; How To be Hopeful - Barbara Kingsolver; To All My children - Marian Wright Edelman; Who Will Defend the Earth? - Noam Chomsky; The Pursuit of Meaningfulness - Toni Morrison; Go the Distance - Gloria Steinem; The World Is Waiting for You - Tony Kushner; Allow Hope but Also Fear - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; On Empathy and Reason - Paul Farmer; Not for Profit - Martha Nussbaum; Know Your History - Oliver Stone; The Earth is Hiring - Paul Hawken; Make This World a Better Place - Isabel Wilkerson
    Against Discouragement - Howard ZinnListen to Your Mother - Cecile Richards; Dont Wait to Change the World - Theodore M. Shaw; A Left-Handed Commencement Address - Ursula K. Le Guin; Contributors; Permissions
    With contemporary graduation speeches that dissect the world as it is and imagine what it could be, The World Is Waiting for You brings forth eighteen courageous figures who have dared to transform the podium into a pulpit for championing peace, justice, protest, and a better world.“The voices of conformity speak so loudly. Don't listen to them," acclaimed author and award-winning journalist Anna Quindlen cautioned graduates of Grinnell College. Jazz virtuoso and educator Wynton Marsalis advised new Connecticut College alums not to worry about being on time, but rather to be in time—because “t
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: New York : New Press, The
  • Format: 1 online resource (225 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-62097-091-0
  • Subjects: Baccalaureate addresses; College graduates -- Conduct of life; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Conduct of life; Baccalaureate addresses; College graduates; English; Languages & Literatures; American Literature; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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