Saturday, October 11, 2008

Re-Engage: America and the World after Bush

On Thursday, October 16th, international affairs journalist Helena Cobban will discuss her new book RE-ENGAGE! America and the World after Bush: An Informed Citizen’s Guide. The event will take place in Trimble Forum at 7:00 pm. Her visit is made possible with support from the Division of Student Affairs, Brad Dillman’s Residential Seminar, and the Andrew Mellon Foundation.

Cobban’s book addresses the “steps Americans should take and the ideas we need to think about as we try to mend our country’s crisis-riven relationship with the rest of the world.” Among the issues examined are global inequality, global human rights, climate change, and security challenges. RE-ENGAGE will be available for purchase and signing following the lecture.

Cobban is a veteran journalist who has written for the Christian Science Monitor, the Boston Review, and other periodicals. She is currently serving as a Friend in Washington for the Friends Committee on National Legislation and is publisher of

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