Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Jeremi Suri Speaks on Sat. March 29th 2pm

The Farmington Library is honored to host an author talk and book signing with Jeremi Suri, on Saturday March 29th at 2pm.

Jeremi Suri is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of the prize-winning book, Power and Protest: Global Revolution and the Rise of Detente (Harvard University Press, 2003) and the recently published Henry Kissinger and the American Century (Harvard University Press, 2007). He is also the author of numerous scholarly articles published in International Security, Diplomatic History, Reviews in American History, Cold War History, the Journal of Cold War Studies, and other journals.

Suri has written numerous articles for scholarly publications and major newspapers, including The San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Times, the Wisconsin State Journal, and Chosun Ilbo (South Korea.) Suri is the co-editor of a major book series on "America in the World."

The History News Network has named Suri as one of the nation's "top young historians." He is also one of the Organization of American Historians' "distinguished lecturers." Suri's research and teaching have received numerous prizes, including the Phi Alpha Theta Best First Book Award.

Suri’s work is re-shaping views of how political power is forged in a globally connected age. Most recently, Suri has recently been named as one of Smithsonian Magazine’s Top Young Innovators in the Arts and Sciences.

For more information about this event, contact Hal Bright, Head of Adult/Information Services at: (860) 673-6791. The author talk is free and open to the public. If you have special needs to attend library programs, contact the library in advance.

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