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Jack London: A Twentieth Century Icon

The Jack London Symposium at Stanford on Sept. 19, included a a curated pop-up exhibit of Jack London's books, objects, and memorabilia. This special exhibit considered the cult of celebrity surrounding Jack London in the twentieth century, and the hold that he continues to have on the western imagination. The exhibition was made possible by a loan from the private collections of Sarah and Darius Anderson of Sonoma.

The Life and Legacy of Jack London: Complete Video

Scholars talked about the life and legacy of novelist, journalist, photographer, and social activist Jack London. They showed a selection of London’s photojournalism and spoke how the author of The Call of the Wild influenced generations of Western novelists and writers. 

Read more about the Jack London symposium: A Century After His Death, Scholars Examine Jack London’s Enduring Legacy

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