Tickets are now available for a lecture by writer and cultural critic Naomi Klein that will be given Wednesday, April 5 at Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis.
The talk is free, but tickets are required and may be reserved online at http://bit.ly/2lts6a9. The lecture begins at 7 p.m., with exhibits on display in the lobby starting at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by OSU’s Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word; the OSU Student Sustainability Initiative; Office of Sustainability; College of Science; Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative; School of Public Policy; and the School of History, Philosophy, Religion.
Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of several international best-selling books, including her latest “This Changes Everything: Capitalism versus the Climate,” “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” and “No Logo.”
“This Changes Everything” won the 2014 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. The documentary inspired by the book, and directed by Avi Lewis, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015.
Leading up to her visit to OSU, the Spring Creek Project will host a reading and discussion group on Klein’s latest book. The group will meet at 6 p.m. on Feb. 15, March, 1 and March 15 at the Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 S.W. Ninth St. The reading and discussion group is free.