Common Voices Lecture with Naomi Klein
Each year the TRU Students’ Union hosts the Common Voices Lecture Series, bringing a world class lecturer to campus. This year’s lecture features author and activist Naomi Klein!
Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestsellers, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014), The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) and No Logo (2000). She is a columnist for The Nation magazine and the Guardian newspaper and is a contributing editor at Harper’s magazine. Naomi is a member of the board of directors for 350.org, a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. She is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and is on the board of directors for 350.org, the global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis.
Her most recent book, the critically acclaimed, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, was the 2014 winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. It was named to multiple Best of 2014 lists, including the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014. An instant New York Times and international bestseller, This Changes Everything is being translated into over 25 languages. The documentary inspired by the book and narrated by Naomi premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015 and is now available worldwide.
The event is free to attend, but seating is limited and tickets are required. Tickets can be picked up at the Members’ Services Desk in the Students’ Union Building starting January 9th. There is a limit to two tickets per person. The lecture will start at 7PM in the Grand Hall, doors will be open at 6PM.
Feb 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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