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From Montana to Afghanistan: Kim Barker

April 23, 2013 – 6:00pm – 7:00pm

UH Manoa, Architecture Auditorium

Former Chicago Tribune South Asia bureau chief Kim Barker covered major stories such as the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and rising militancy in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Now a reporter for ProPublica, Barker will speak about her life’s work in journalism and read from her book, “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan.”

This special lecture, “From Montana to Afghanistan: Covering Conflict and the Clash of Cultures,” is presented as part of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

About the Distinguished Lecture Series: The Distinguished Lecture Series of the University of Hawaiʻi strives to bring together the University with the larger community it serves. It hosts extraordinarily talented men and women whose work in the arts, sciences, or humanities is innovative and significant, and gives them a forum in which to share their contributions with the people of Hawaiʻi.

Ticket Information
Free

Event Sponsor
University of Hawaii at Manoa

More Information
Talia S Ogliore, (808) 956-4531, togliore@hawaii.edu

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