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Writing & Linguistics brings Nicholas Kristof to campus

The Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University, as part of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), presents renowned journalist and author Nicholas Kristof on Monday, February 23, in the Performing Arts Center.

Kristof is a two-time Pulitzer-prize winning journalist for the New York Times.  His talk, based on his new book (co-authored with Sheryl WuDunn), offers a “a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.”  PBS will air a three-part mini series January 26 through February 9 based on the book. Learn more, and see the trailer for the series, here. Kristof will also sign copies of his book after his lecture, which will be available for purchase. The event will be simulcast in the Nessmith-Lane Ballroom and Assembly Hall.

This event is sponsored by: Student Abolitionist Movement, First-Year Experience, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Campus Life Enrichment Committee (CLEC), Center for the Study of International Schooling, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), Center for International Studies, Communication Arts, Foreign Languages, History, Political Science, University Honors Program, College of Business Administration (COBA), Writing and Linguistics, Sociology and Anthropology, College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS), College of Science and Mathematics (COSM), and Georgia Southern Student Media.

The Department of Writing and Linguistics is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Georgia Southern’s College of the Creative Mind. CLASS prepares its students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity, and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, nations, and world.


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