The following message comes to CEERES from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs:
Eliza Griswold, award-winning investigative journalist, poet, writer, and now Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation, has spent the past five years living and researching along the tenth parallel. A recipient of the 2010 Rome Prize from The American Academy in Rome, Griswold has won awards for both her non-fiction works and her poetry. A former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, she reports on religion, conflict, and human rights. Her first book of poems, Wideawake Field, was published in 2007. Her writings have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, and The New Republic, among other publications.
Griswold will be presenting a public lecture called, “Crossroads of Faith: Between Christianity and Islam” on September 28 at 5:30pm at the InterContinental Hotel (505 North Michigan Avenue).
Her latest book, The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam, will be available for purchase and signing following the program.
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