April 19, 2017
Admission is free. Tickets are required. Limit of 2 tickets per person. Tickets must be procured in person at the Harvard Box Office located at 10 Holyoke Street (Farkas Hall) starting Wed, April 5th and are not available online or by phone.
Naomi Klein, journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.
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 twenty-five 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.
Post-Lecture Conversation With
Michèle Lamont, Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.
Ajantha Subramanian, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.