'Peace Process or War Process? The Defeat of Reason in the Middle East:' Leon Wieseltier delivers the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA proudly present the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture featuring Leon Wieseltier, literary editor of 'The New Republic'.
Thursday, February 10, 20116:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UCLA Anderson School
Korn Convocation Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
VIDEO: Full video of the lecture
AUDIO: To listen to audio from the lecture click here.
NEWS: UCLA Today (Feb. 14, 2011)
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Leon Wieseltier (b June 14, 1952) is an American writer, critic, and magazine editor. Since 1983 he has been the literary editor of The New Republic. Wieseltier was born in Brooklyn, New York and attended Columbia University, Oxford University, and Harvard University.
Wieseltier has published several fictional and non-fictional books including Kaddish, a National Book Award finalist in 2000, and Against Identity, a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. During Wieseltier’s tenure as literary editor of The New Republic, many of his signed and unsigned writings have appeared in the magazine.
Wieseltier served on the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq.
There are 300 seats for general admission. Limited standing room will be available, as well as seats for people with disabilities or special needs. We CANNOT hold seats and we will not be able to make special accommodations.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT AND ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. ATTRITION IS EXPECTED AND THERE WILL BE AMPLE STAND-BY SEATING AVAILABLE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.
Printed Confirmation and Photo ID are required for Admission. All guests will be checked against our registration list at the door.
PARKING AND DIRECTIONS
Parking will be available in Lots 4 and 5 (disabled only). Enter on Westwood Plaza from Sunset Boulevard. Pay-by-Space parking spaces are available and all day parking passes for $ 10, cash or credit.
GUIDELINES FOR ALL GUESTS
Arrive early, doors open at 5:30 pm
Parking is available in Lots 4 and 5 (disabled only), $10.
Admission will be handled on a first available basis
No bulky video equipment or flash photography permitted
No food or beverages permitted inside Korn Convocation Hall
All vacant seats will be filled at 5:50 pm
Details for this event are subject to change.
Please check our website for last minute details prior to the event.
ABOUT THE DANIEL PEARL MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES
In sponsoring the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Series, the Burkle Center for International Relations celebrates the memory of Daniel Pearl as a prominent journalist who dedicated his life to bringing joy and understanding to the world. Past guests have included Christopher Hitchens, CNN's Anderson Cooper, Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, Daniel Schorr of NPR, and CNN's Larry King.
Parking available in Lot 4, $ 10
Cost : Free and open to the public
Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, The Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA