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Christian Parenti headlines Promoting Enduring Peace Annual Meeting Nov. 6, New Haven

You are invited to attend the annual meeting for Promoting Enduring Peace to be held on Sunday, November 6 from 2-4 pm.

Following an appearance by The Yale Alley Cats and a brief introduction to PEP we are proud to have Christian Parenti, author of Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence as our featured speaker.

The event is free, refreshments will be served and copies of Mr. Parent’s book will be available for purchase.

Christian Parenti is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow, contributing editor at  The Nation and a visiting professor at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

As a journalist, he has reported extensively from Afghanistan, Iraq and various parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America and his articles have appeared in Fortune, The Washington Post, The New York Times, London Review of  Books, Mother Jones and Playboy. He has a PhD in sociology from the London School of Economics, has held fellowships from OSI, RBF and the Ford Foundation; and has won numerous awards, including the 2009 Lange-Tailor Prize and “Best  Magazine Writing 2008” from the Society for Professional Journalists. His three previous books, are: The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq; The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America from Slavery to the War on Terror and Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis. Visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nJlUf9NmuE

The Thomas E. Golden Jr. Center, 268 Park Street, New Haven CT 06511

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