Northwestern University

Nov
5
Thu 12:30 PM

Larissa MacFARQUHAR talk on "The Grandeur and the Cost of Moral Extremity”

When: Thursday, November 5, 2015
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, Harirs Hall 108 (Leopold Room), 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch   847.467.0885

Group: Center for Historical Studies

Category: Academic

Description:

FREE and open to the PUBLIC:
The Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies,
Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, Medill Scholl of Journalism, and the Philosophy Department of Northwestern University
cordially invite you to a talk by
Larissa MacFarquhar
of The New Yorker
“Strangers Drowning:
The Grandeur and the Cost of Moral Extremity”
Thursday, November 5, 2015
12 noon to 1:50 p.m. with catered lunch
(lunch starts at 12 and the talk at 12:30 p.m.)
in Harris Hall 108 (Leopold Room)
1881 Sheridan Rd., Evanston

More on MacFarquhar at http://www.newyorker.com/contributors/larissa-macfarquhar.
NYT review of her recent book Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help (2015): http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/25/books/review-strangers-drowning-examines-extreme-do-gooders.html?_r=0

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