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Half the Sky with Nicholas Kristof

Date: 10/25/2012

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM

Location: Ted Mann Concert Hall

Cost: Free

Description:

A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof is an extraordinary thinker, human rights advocate, and chronicler of humanity.A seasoned journalist, he has traveled the major roads and minor byways of China, Africa, India, and South Asia, offering a compassionate glimpse into global health, poverty, and gender in the developing world.

Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, co-authored the book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Addressing worldwide maltreatment, marginalization, and brutality towards women, Half the Sky draws a compelling picture of the trials and triumphs of women struggling for opportunity and equality.

The Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Carlson and The Curtis L. Carlson Family Foundation. The University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs presents the lecture series.

Contact:

  • Name: Sophia Ginis
  • E-mail: hhhevent@umn.edu
  • Phone: (612) 625-5002
  • Sponsored by: Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Parking:

Parking for a fee may be available at the University's 21st Avenue parking ramp.

More information: http://kristofcarlsonlecture.eventbrite.com/

Disability Options:

For disability seating, call (612) 626-9269.

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