PBK Lecture: Eugene Robinson
The PBK Faculty of the University of Louisville are pleased to host Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer prize-winning columnist from the Washington Post, who will deliver the UofL PBK Lecture on February 7, 2012. Mr. Robinson's talk will take place at 6:00 p.m. in Comstock Hall in the UofL School of Music.
Feb 07, 2012
from 06:00 pm to 08:30 pm
|Where||Comstock Hall in the U of L School of Music|
|Contact Name||Jennifer Stephens|
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Eugene Robinson writes a
twice-a-week column on politics and culture, contributes to the
PostPartisan blog, and hosts a weekly online chat with readers. In a
three-decade career at The Post, Robinson has been city hall reporter,
city editor, foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires and London, foreign
editor, and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper’s Style
section. He started writing a column for the Op-Ed page in 2005.
In 2009, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “his eloquent columns on the 2008 presidential campaign that focus on the election of the first African-American president, showcasing graceful writing and grasp of the larger historic picture.”
Robinson is the author of “Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America” (2010), “Last Dance in Havana” (2004), and “Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race” (1999).