“In A Field All His Own: The Life and Career of James C. Scott” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)

Event time: 
Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 4:00pm
Luce Hall 101 (34 Hillhouse Avenue) See map
Event description: 
The Yale Program in Agrarian Studies will host a special screening of excerpts from the documentary film In A Field All His Own: The Life and Career of James C. Scott, which will be held on Thursday, March 28 from 4 - 6 pm.

4–4:30pm | Luce Hall Common Room

Film and Discussion with Todd Holmes and James C. Scott
4:30–6PM | Luce Hall Auditorium (101)

About the Film: 

In A Field All His Own offers an unprecedented look at the life and career of famed Yale political scientist James C. Scott. Drawing from nearly thirty hours of oral history interviews with Scott and affiliated scholars at Yale and UC Berkeley, the film traces the intellectual journey of the award-winning social scientist from his childhood in New Jersey through each of the ground-breaking works he produced throughout his accomplished career. Overall, the film presents an intellectual biography of one of the world’s preeminent academics, a feature that will serve as a treasured resource for the students and scholars of today, as well as those of tomorrow.

For interviews about the film or oral history project, contact Todd Holmes at todd.holmes@berkeley.edu