Lecture: Photojournalist Lynsey Addario

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Date/Time:Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:World Affairs Series
Categories:Diversity, Lectures, Student activities
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Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist and MacArthur Fellowship recipient who has covered conflicts and humanitarian crises in Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur, South Sudan, Congo, and Libya.

Named one of the most influential photographers of the past 25 years, she received a Pulitzer Prize for her work documenting life under the Taliban in Afghanistan as well as a MacArthur Fellowship. Her recent work includes Syrian refugees, ISIS’s push into Iraq, and maternal mortality in Sierra Leone.

Lynsey Addario’s New York Times bestselling memoir, It's What I Do, is being made into a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Steven Spielberg.

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