JOYNES EVENT: Philip Gourevitch
Thu, February 11, 2010 • 7:00 PM • Joynes Room, Carothers (CRD) 007, 2501 Whitis Ave. Enter through the east doors of the honors quad
Staff Writer for the New Yorker and editor of The Paris Review
The soldiers, the prisoners, the abuse, the photographs, and the scandal that changed the way the world sees America and Americans see the war.
Phillip Gourevitch, one of America's leading journalists, will give a talk in the Joynes Room about the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. His book Standard Operating Procedure ("This book has to be read" - Newsweek) was adapted into a doumentary by Academy Award winning director Errol Morris. Gourevitch is also editor of the renowned literary magazine The Paris Review.
Students interested in getting a free book by Gourevitch may write to Matt Valentine to inquire. (Quantities limited.)
Free and open to the public
471-5787, Matt Valentine for further information