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Monday at Swarthmore:
Nicholas Kristof

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From our friends at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility:

“A Call to Action: Encouraging People to join the World’s Fight.”

Nicholas Kristof
Monday, November 14, 2011
7:30 p.m.
Lang Performing Arts Center
Swarthmore College
(maps and directions)

A Harvard graduate and former Rhodes Scholar, Kristof is a Pulitzer-prize winning author and one of the New York Times‘ most popular columnists.

Drawing from his experiences as a foreign affairs reporter that have taken him to six continents and 140 countries, Kristof will talk about covering such historic events as the protests in Egypt that led to Hasni Mubarak’s resignation, the genocide in Darfur, the democracy movement in Tiananmen Square.

His talk will also by informed by his most recent best-seller, written with his wife Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: From Oppression to Opportunity for Women World-wide. There they make a brilliantly-argued case that support for global women’s rights should be the human rights movement of our era, and that it will be where we find the solutions to the world’s poverty.

Sponsored by the Cooper Foundation and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.

Contact: langcenter@swarthmore.edu   (610) 690-5742

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