Rebuilding Democracy Speakers Series: Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist and MSNBC Political Analyst

Robinson will be discussing a variety of topics such as rebuilding democracy and restoring civility, voting rights, the ongoing fight for equity and inclusion, expected action by a new administration regarding the pandemic and the environment and restoring America’s reputation with Dean Robert Brinkmann. A moderated question and answer session will follow.

Robinson writes a column twice a week for The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1980. The author of three books, Robinson was awarded a Pulitzer for commentary in 2009 for his columns on the 2008 presidential race.

He has written books about race in Brazil and music in Cuba, covered a heavyweight championship fight, witnessed riots in Philadelphia and a murder trial in the deepest Amazon, handicapped three editions of American Idol, acquired fluent Spanish and passable Portuguese and sat with presidents, dictators and the Queen of England.

Dial-In Information

Advanced registration is required. Go to http://go.niu.edu/CLAS-Series-Registration to request a link to the event. Event links will be sent out from the clas-communication@niu.edu mailbox one day prior to the event.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops

Topic

Academics, Diversity

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

Tags

honors connect

Cost

Free

Department
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Hashtag

#RebuildingDemocracy

Contact Name

Paula Meyer

Contact Email or Phone

pmeyer2@niu.edu

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