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Author and Illustrator Joe Sacco at Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s “Primary Sources” Series—Nov. 3 at NYU

October 14, 2010

Joe Sacco, a comic artist, journalist, author, and illustrator, will be featured in “Primary Sources: Coverage in Context,” a series of conversations focused on the media and the Middle East, at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Square, between 5th and 6th Streets, 7th Floor), on Wednesday, November 3, 5:30-7 p.m. Photo ID required for entry. Call 212.998.8044 for more information. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sacco, whose published worked include Footnotes in Gaza, Palestine, and Safe Area Gorazde, will be in conversation with historian Zachary Lockman, a professor in NYU’s Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Lockman’s works include: Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism; Comrades and Enemies: Arab and Jewish Workers in Palestine, 1906-1948; and, with Joel Beinin, Workers on the Nile: Nationalism, Communism, Islam, and the Egyptian Working Class, 1882-1954. 

Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or Filming or videotaping of the event is prohibited; still photography is permitted.

The series is organized by the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU with the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and the Center for Religion and Media. It is funded by the Social Science Research Council.

“Primary Sources,” a project of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is an online archive of conversations distilled for the web into short video chapters. Primary Sources Library contains the full archive of conversations and supplemental material. For more, click here.

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Press Contact: James Devitt | (212) 998-6808

Author and Illustrator Sacco at Carter Journalism Institute’s “Primary Sources” Series—Nov. 3

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