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Bill Foley to Speak on Campus - 3/11/2008

Bill Foley will give a talk, “Stories and Photos from the Middle East, 1978-2003,” on Tuesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. in Allison Mansion. There will be a reception following the talk.

Bill Foley Foley is an award-winning photojournalist who grew up in Indianapolis and has worked in 47 countries over the last 30 years, living in Cairo and Beirut for nine years. His series on the 1982 Sabra and Shatila massacres earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1983, an award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalist, literary achievements, and musical composition.

He has taught photography workshops in Dubai, Norway, the West Bank, Gaza, Syracuse, and Los Angeles. He taught photography at New York University for five years, and has been teaching at Marian College for the past two years. His work has appeared in every major newspaper and magazine around the world as well as museums and galleries in New York, Beirut, Cairo, Indianapolis, and Europe.

Foley’s talk is sponsored by The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies at Marian College, in conjunction with the International Interfaith Initiative, and is part of the Global Studies Speaker Series. The event is free and open to the public; registration is required.

The event part of the 2008 International Interfaith Symposium, “Faith, Civil Society, and International Relations,” which will take place March 19-22 at IUPUI.