SoJ Web Report | Oct. 19, 2013
|Freelance journalist Fariba Nawa speaks Oct. 21 in the Ernie Pyle Hall auditorium.|
The Afghan-American journalist will present “Digging Deep in the Drug Trade: Investigative Reporting Abroad,” drawing on her years living in and reporting from Afghanistan, and her coverage of Iraq, Pakistan and Egypt.
Nawa’s work has appeared in the Sunday Times of London, Foreign Affairs, Daily Beast and Newsday, and she has reported for several radio outlets. She is author of the 2011 book, Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords and One Woman’s Journey Through Afghanistan, and several essays in other works.
While on campus, Nawa will talk to several journalism classes and with small groups of students.
She also is scheduled for these sessions:
- Nawa talks on "Drugs and Sex Trafficking: How the Two Intersect in Afghanistan," at noon Oct. 22 at the International Programs Building, 201 N. Indiana Ave.
- She will discuss "Afghanistan, Heroin and Women" at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th St.
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