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Lecture: The Dreamt Land: Chasing Dust and Water Across California

February 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sullivan Memorial Lecture

Author and journalist Mark Arax will discuss his forthcoming book, The Dreamt Land: Dust and Water Across California. In the world of journalism, Arax stands out as a rarity. On one hand, he is a skilled investigative reporter who unearths secrets from the depths of shadow governments. On the other hand, he is a gifted writer whose feature stories and books are distinguished by the “poetry of his prose.”

A top graduate of Fresno State and Columbia University, Arax left the Los Angeles Times in 2007 after a public fight over censorship of his story on the Armenian Genocide. He has taught literary nonfiction at Claremont McKenna College and Fresno State University and served as a senior policy director for the California Senate Majority Leader.

Sponsored by the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability


February 15
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Benson Auditorium
1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States