Noted Columbia alumnus and New York Times Reporter, C.J. Chivers, '95JRN joins a distinguished group of journalists featured in “The Middle East in 10 Years,” a panel discussion hosted by the World Affairs Council of Rhode Island [WACRI], Nov. 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Agawam Hunt Club in East Providence.
WACRI cordially invites CAARI, along with other local alumni clubs, to attend its Fall premier event at a special Alumni Group guest member rate. *** [See Below]
Alumni who register with WACRI will have an opportunity to meet C.J. Chivers at 5:45 p.m. sharp, before the panel discussion begins.
Chivers contributes on the Foreign and Investigative Desks for the New York Times. He has been honored with numerous awards, including two articles cited in the New York Times' award for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2002. Chivers was also a part of the New York Times' team awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 2009, for coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Chivers authored The Gun: The AK-47 and the Evolution of War, a book about history and conflict, published in 2011.
Prior to joining the New York Times, Chivers was a Staff Writer with the Providence Journal. He is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Officer.
Chivers graduated cum laude with a B.A. in English from Cornell University and was the 1995 valedictorian for the Graduate School of Journalism. More about Chivers here.
***WACRI's "The Middle East in 10 Years” event takes place from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Price for the event is $40, which includes the buffet reception, or $15 for only the presentation.
PLEASE REGISTER using this link:
[Use registration code: ALUMNI]
6:00 - Cocktail Hour
Registration for the meet and greet with C.J. Chivers at 5:45 p.m. may be completed at the bottom of the page. Thank you!