A Disappearance in Damascus

  • Deborah Campbell, Creative Writing Program
    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC

    Saturday, November 26, 8:15-9:30 pm
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  • Campbell220px.jpgDeborah Campbell

    Professor Campbell is an award-winning writer who has reported from Iran, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, the UAE, Qatar, Israel, Palestine, Cuba, Mexico and Russia. Her work, much of which involves spending long periods of time in the societies she covers, has appeared in Harper’s, The Economist, Foreign Policy, the Guardian, New Scientist, The Walrus, Ms. and Adbusters, where she spent five years as an associate editor. Her work has been included in anthologies and essay collections in Europe, Asia and North America, and her radio documentaries on international affairs have aired on NPR and CBC radio. She has won three National Magazine Awards for her foreign correspondence and has guest lectured at Harvard, Berkeley, and Zayed University in Dubai. Professor Campbell is the author of the nonfiction books This Heated Place and the forthcoming A Disappearance in Damascus.

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November 26th, 2016 8:15 PM through 12:30 AM
Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
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