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CGU Transdisciplinary Studies Presents: Pulitzer Prize Winner Chris Hedges

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

 

The Transdisciplinary Studies Program at CGU would like to invite you to a lecture by Pulitzer Prize winner, Chris Hedges, on his new book:

 

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle

 

Tuesday November 17, 2009 at 4:15 PM

Albrecht Auditorium 

 

A reception and book-signing will follow 

This event is open to the public

 

 

Chris Hedges was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades for The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor and National Public Radio.  He was a member of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for The New York Times coverage of global terrorism, and he received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism.  Hedges is the author of the bestseller American Fascists and National Book Critics Circle finalist for War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning.  He is a Senior Fellow at The Nation Institute and a Lannan Literary Fellow and has taught at Columbia University, New York University and Princeton University.

 

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009)

 

When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists (2009)

 

Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians (2009)

 

American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (2008)

 

Iraq: A War (2006)

 

Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America  (2006)

 

Fear This: A Nation At War (2005)

 

What Every Person Should Know About War (2003)

 

War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning (2003)

 



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