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UNLV Barrick Lecture Series Welcomes Fareed Zakaria Feb. 9

The CNN host, author and columnist will present "In Defense of a Liberal Education"; tickets are free.
Arts & Culture  |  Feb 3, 2016  |  By Alcinia Whiters
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What

Fareed Zakaria, CNN host, global thinker and columnist joins the UNLV Barrick Lecture Series

When

Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Where

Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV main campus
(Near Maryland Parkway and Cottage Grove Avenue)

Details

The Barrick Lecture Series presents nationally and internationally renowned speakers through a generous grant from philanthropist Marjorie Barrick.

Fareed Zakaria was described as “the most influential foreign policy adviser of his generation” by Esquire magazine. He is the host of Fareed Zakaria GPS, a 2012 Peabody Award winning and Emmy-nominated show on CNN. It has become the network’s flagship international affairs program and a destination for those seeking smart commentary and civil conversation about the big ideas and global challenges of our time.

Zakaria has published several best-selling books including international best seller The Post-American World, The Future of Freedom and his most recent book, In Defense of a Liberal Education, which debuted at #6 on The New York Times best sellers list.

Born in India and educated at Yale and Harvard, Zakaria became the youngest managing editor of Foreign Affairs magazine at age 28. He is currently a contributing editor at The Atlantic and Washington Post columnist.

Tickets

The lecture is free but tickets are required for entry. Tickets are limited to two per person and can be picked up at the Performing Arts Center box office located off Cottage Grove Avenue at South Maryland Parkway.  For more information, please call (702) 895-2787.