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Masha Gessen: Democracy in the Age of Trump and Putin

Free and Open to the Public

Journalist and author Masha Gessen will give a public talk on journalism and truth in the age of Trump and Putin. Her visit caps off a month of programming sponsored by the Humanities Institute on HOW WE KNOW/WHAT WE KNOW: Humanities Common Knowledge.

A contributing writer for the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, and Slate among other publications, Masha Gessen is also the author of nine books, including her account of the Boston Marathon Bombing (The Brothers), her study of the rise of the Russian art collective “Pussy Riot” (Words Will Break Cement), and her personally informed biography of Vladimir Putin (The Man Without a Face). In October, Gessen will publish her new book, The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia.

Admission is free, but please register using the form below to guarantee a space.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 6:00pm

Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

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Speakers, Lectures, Special Events


Academic Centers / Institutes, Humanities Institute

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Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students


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Aimee Mepham

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