Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

October 14, 2011

Xavier University’s Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue presents journalist Robin Wright speaking on “Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World” Monday, November 7 at 7:30 pm at the Duff Banquet Center on the Xavier campus. Her talk is free and open to the public.

The Arab Spring has drawn equal measures of hope and concern around the world. The stakes are high for America, but questions of how we should be involved remain open. Robin Wright has keenly observed the Middle East throughout her long career in journalism. Her new book, Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World, has been heralded as an insightful analysis of the turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East.

An award-winning journalist, Wright has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents for the Washington Post and other newspapers, magazine and TV. She has covered a dozen wars and several revolutions. Join a discussion with her about issues that will impact all of our lives.

Rock the Casbah is sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, the Foreign Policy Leadership Council and the Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue.