New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for International Reporting for his coverage of the Iraq war, 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 television studio), on Wednesday, December 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Photo ID required for entry. Call 212.998.8044 for more information. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Shadid, who won his Pulitzer Prizes as a reporter for the Washington Post, will be in conversation with Jillian Schwedler, a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Shadid’s books include Legacy of the Prophet: Despots, Democrats and the New Politics of Islam and Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War. Schwedler has authored the award-winning Faith in Moderation: Islamist Parties in Jordan and Yemen and is co-editing, with Laleh Khalili, a forthcoming book, Policing and Prisons in the Middle East.
Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 and 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.