It's What I Do

Lynsey Addario

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 at 8:00 pm – Great Hall, Memorial Union

Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist who has covered conflicts and humanitarian crises in Iraq, Darfur, South Sudan, Congo, and Libya, where she was one of four journalists held captive by the Libyan Army. Named one of the most influential photographers of the past 25 years, she received a Pulitzer Prize for her work documenting life under the Taliban in Afghanistan as well as a MacArthur Fellowship. Her recent work includes Syrian refugees, ISIS’s push into Iraq, and maternal mortality in Sierra Leone. Lynsey Addario’s New York Times bestselling memoir, It's What I Do, is being made into a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Steven Spielberg.Part of the World Affairs Series.

No podcast available for this event.
View Lynsey Addario's photography online
Veiled Rebellion - Afghanistan
Invisible Genocide
The Displaced - Syrian refugees
Darfur and South Sudan

Lynsey Addario on Fresh Air with Terry Gross
Twice Kidnapped, Photographer Returns To War Zone: 'It's What I Do'

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  • Global Resource Systems Program
  • Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
  • International Student Council
  • International Studies Program
  • University Library
  • World Affairs
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