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Embedded Journalist to Speak at Le Moyne College

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Steve Featherstone — regular contributor to Harper’s Magazine, photographer, radio producer, and Syracuse native — will present on his experiences as an embedded journalist in Afghanistan on Tuesday, March 31, at 4:30 p.m. in the Reilley Room, located in Reilly Hall.

Featherstone went to Afghanistan in 2007, on assignment for Harper’s.  His essays, photographs, and short stories have been published in a wide variety of media, including Granta, Oxford American, The Walrus, Popular Science, Slate.com, and National Public Radio, among many others.  His cover story for Harper’s about military robots in February 2007 was selected for the 2008 volume of Best American Science & Nature Writing.  He is currently writing an article for Harper’s about handguns. 

His talk is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the provost, arts and sciences, peace and global studies, student development and the communication program. For more information, please contact Prof. Dan Roche at 445-5470 or rochedm@lemoyne.edu.

 

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posted on: 3/17/2009