Event Title

Keynote address and reading by Carolyn Forche - VIDEO

Presenter

Carolyn Forche

Event Type

Talk

Location

University Hall 1000

Streaming Media

Start Date

28-10-2010 7:30 PM

End Date

28-10-2010 8:30 PM

Description

Poet, winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Lamont Award, Forche was a journalist for Amnesty International in El Salvador and served as Beirut correspondent for NPR's "All Things Considered." Her books include Gathering the Tribe, The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, and Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness.

Forche will be introduced by Celeste Fremon, an award winning freelance journalist, and the author of G-Dog and the Homeboys and the upcoming, An American Family. She is the creator and editor of WitnessLA.com, a Senior Fellow for Social Justice/New Media at the Institute for Justice and Journalism, an adjunct professor at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, and a Visiting Lecturer at UC Irvine where she teaches literary journalism as it relates to social justice.

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Oct 28th, 7:30 PM Oct 28th, 8:30 PM

Keynote address and reading by Carolyn Forche - VIDEO

University Hall 1000

Poet, winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Lamont Award, Forche was a journalist for Amnesty International in El Salvador and served as Beirut correspondent for NPR's "All Things Considered." Her books include Gathering the Tribe, The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, and Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness.

Forche will be introduced by Celeste Fremon, an award winning freelance journalist, and the author of G-Dog and the Homeboys and the upcoming, An American Family. She is the creator and editor of WitnessLA.com, a Senior Fellow for Social Justice/New Media at the Institute for Justice and Journalism, an adjunct professor at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, and a Visiting Lecturer at UC Irvine where she teaches literary journalism as it relates to social justice.