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2018 schedule

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

3:00pm - 6:00pm – Arrival and housing check-in
7:00pm - 9:00pm – Welcome reception

MONDAY, JUNE 11

9:00am - 10:30am – Catherine Burns, artistic director, The Moth with a live story by Chenjerai Kumanyika, Peabody Award-winning scholar, journalist, organizer and artist
10:30am - 11:00am – Break (refreshments provided)
11:00am - 12:30pm – Jake Halpern, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist, and radio producer; Michael Sloan, Pulitzer Prize-winning illustrator
12:30pm - 2:00pm – Lunch break (on your own)
2:00pm - 5:00pm – Workshops (small groups of 10-12 people each) 
5:00pm - 8:00pm – Dinner break (on your own)
8:00pm - 9:30pm – Drinks and conversation with Stephanie Foo, producer, This American Life

TUESDAY, JUNE 12

9:00am - 10:30am – Glynn Washington, host and executive producer, Snap Judgment
10:30am - 11:00am – Break (refreshments provided)
11:00am - 12:30pm – Steve Brodner, editorial cartoonist/illustrator
12:30pm - 2:00pm – Lunch break (on your own)
2:00pm - 5:00pm – Workshops (small groups of 10-12 people each) 
5:00pm - 8:00pm – Dinner break (on your own)
8:00pm - 9:30pm – THREAD Story Slam, hosted by Peter Aguero, GrandSLAM champion
Judges: Catherine Burns and Jodi Powell, associate producer, The Moth's Mainstage and Slam Teams

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

9:00am - 10:30am – Jenna Wortham, staff writer, New York Times Magazine
10:30am - 11:00am – Break (refreshments provided)
11:00am - 12:00pm – Jill Abramson, former executive editor, The New York Times; Sarah Stillman, staff writer, The New Yorker
12:00pm - 1:00pm – Lunch break (on your own)
1:00pm - 4:00pm – Workshops (small groups of 10-12 people each) 
4:00pm - 5:00pm – Farewell coffee and housing check-out

  Panoramic view of a workshop group in action at the 2015 THREAD at Yale program.

Panoramic view of a workshop group in action at the 2015 THREAD at Yale program.