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Eat the Buddha: Using literary non-fiction to bring to life a ‘closed town’ in Tibet

Barbara Demick, Journalism; with Sophie Gee, English

Thu, 3/17 · 12:00 pm1:15 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House

Program in Journalism
Headshot of featured speaker Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick, a visiting McGraw Professor of Writing in the Program in Journalism, is a longtime foreign correspondent and an award-winning author of three books. In 15 years at The Los Angeles Times she served as bureau chief in New York, Beijing and Seoul. She previously reported from the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Washington and Wall Street for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Discussant Sophie Gee is an associate professor of English and associate chair of the Department of English.

The Humanities Council’s Program in Journalism invites faculty, graduate students and staff to participate in the next in our series of events where distinguished visiting journalists discuss their work and pressing issues of the day with faculty from a variety of disciplines. These lunchtime talks offer intimate looks inside the work of colleagues and an opportunity for dialogue across specialties.

Attendance by reservation only. Space is limited; RSVP to Margo Bresnen at mbresnen@princeton.edu, noting your University affiliation.

Email Margo Bresnen, Journalism Program Manager, at mbresnen@princeton.edu with any questions or difficulties.

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