Constitution Day Features International Journalist Robin Wright

Presentation: “Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World”
Robin Wright7pm, Washburn Room, Memorial Union

Robin B. Wright, an internationally recognized journalist, author and foreign policy analyst, discusses her latest book in which she explores the Arab revolts, counter-jihad against extremism and the challenge to theocratic rule a decade after 9/11. She is currently at USIP Senior Fellow-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar.

Her presentation is crafted from her latest book of the same name. She’s also written The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran, which was selected as one of the 25 most memorable books of the year 2000, according to She was featured on the Colbert Report Sept. 7.

Books for sale at the talk. Signing follows the talk.

For more information, call 580-4560.

This is sponsored by Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Kansas Judicial Branch, Washburn University School of Law Center for Law and Government, Kansas Institute of Politics, Washburn Student Government Association, Washburn University’s departments of history, mass media and political science.

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