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Opening Guest Speaker: Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy

Thursday, September 26, 2013
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

 

Emily Bazelon
Author, Senior Editor, Slate

Wolstein Auditorium
2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106

Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon is a senior editor at Slate, a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, and the Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law at Yale Law School. She is also a frequent guest on the Colbert Report and has appeared on the PBS NewsHour, Morning Joe, Fresh Air, Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Before joining Slate, Bazelon was a Soros media fellow. She worked as an editor and writer at Legal Affairs magazine and as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, O Magazine, the Washington Post, and Mother Jones, among other publications. Bazelon is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.Bazelon was a finalist for the 2011 Michael Kelly Award, given by the Atlantic Media Company for journalism in “the fearless pursuit and expression of truth.” She was also a finalist for the 2011 Online Journalism Award from the Gannett Foundation for innovative investigative journalism.

Sticks and Stones Cover

A book signing of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy will follow Bazelon’s lecture.

The Schubert Center Conversation Series connects CWRU faculty, students and staff, visiting researchers, practice and policy experts, and community members whose work impacts children, young people and families. These events stimulate an ongoing dialogue about child-related research, policy, and practice among faculty, students, policy experts, advocates, and professionals from Northeast Ohio. All are welcome.

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