VIRTUAL Photojournalist Lynsey Addario: Picturing Afghanistan

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Glencoe Public Library

Event Details

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario will discuss her experience covering Afghanistan for 20 years:  what life was like, especially for women, during the Taliban's rule, how life changed for women in the 20 years she's been covering the country, and how Afghans are reacting now.  She will also share powerful images that she captured.

Ms. Addario covers major conflict zones across the globe and is a regular contributor to National GeographicThe New York Times, and Time magazine.  Addario is a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” and in 2015 was named one of five most influential photographers of the past 25 years for changing the way we see world conflict by American Photo Magazine. She is the bestselling author of the memoir It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War

She'll be in conversation with award-winning interviewer Steve Edwards, formerly of WBEZ and the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics.

REGISTER HERE for this virtual (Zoom-based) program. Presented in partnership with multiple Illinois libraries and nonprofit organizations. This event will be recorded. The recording will be posted to Vimeo and will be password protected. The link for the recording and the password will be sent in a follow-up email generated by Zoom to those who attended and to those who registered but didn't attend. 

Event Type(s): Lecture
Age Group(s): Adult