Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author who has investigated Putin, Pussy Riot, and the Boston bombers, amongst other things. She is the author of several best selling books and her work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, Vanity Fair, and many other publications. Join her as she reflects on dissident art, the relations between truth, lies and morality in contexts of authoritarianism, and the horizons of hope and resistance in the face of fear. Masha will be in conversation with Carol D’Cruz of the Gender, Sexuality & Diversity program at La Trobe University.
TAGS: Russia, Putin, sexuality, gender, terrorism, art, politics, activism
Starts: Feb. 24, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Alderman (upstairs) 134 Lygon St, East Brunswick
Can words really break cement?Feb. 24, 2016 Lecturer: Masha Gessen and Carol D’Cruz
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes