Author and journalist Masha Gessen will be speaking about her new book, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot. Gessen's other work includes the 2012 book, The Man without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, as well as numerous articles, essays and a regular "Latitudes" blog in The New York Times.
Books will be available for purchase with a book-signing following the lecture.
This event is sponsored by the Russian Studies Department, the Dean Rusk International Studies Program and the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room
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