Arundhati Roy with Naomi Klein:
On the Fate of the Earth
This event took place on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Cooper Union Great Hall
Arundhati Roy studied architecture in New Delhi, where she now lives. She is author, most notably, of The God of Small Things, for which she received the 1997 Booker Prize, and The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. A collection of her essays from the past twenty years, My Seditious Heart, was recently published by Haymarket Books.
Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and author of the New York Times and international bestsellers The Shock Doctrine, No Logo, This Changes Everything, and No Is Not Enough. Senior Correspondent for The Intercept and Puffin Writing Fellow at the Type Media Center, Klein is the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University. Her most recent book is ON FIRE: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal.
Please note seating is on a first come basis; an RSVP does not guarantee admission as we generally overbook to ensure a full house.
Co-sponsored by The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
The Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture Series on the Fate of the Earth
The Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture Series on the Fate of the Earth was established by the Gould Family Foundation in honor of Type Media Center fellow Jonathan Schell, and each year features original work covering issues on which the future of the earth, on which humanity and other life depend.
Type Media Center
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