McBride Lecture: Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon, Staff Writer for the New York Times Magazine, delivers the 2014 McBride Lecture entitled "Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy." 

In this timely lecture, Emily Bazelon explores the current culture of bullying in our society.  Current trends and methods of bullying are analyzed as well as the magnitude of the problem.  In this lecture, Bazelon provides individuals impacted by bullying with potential solutions to address the issue.

Emily Bazelon is the author of the national bestseller Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. She is a Staff Writer for the New York Times Magazine, and the Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law at Yale Law School. She is also a frequent guest on the Colbert Report and has appeared on the PBS NewsHour, Morning Joe, Fresh Air, Morning Edition and All Things Considered. In addition, Bazelon was a Soros media fellow.

She worked as an editor and writer at Legal Affairs magazine and as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, O Magazine, the Washington Post, and Mother Jones, among other publications. Bazelon is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall
701 N C St, Indianola, IA 50125, USA

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Steve Rose left a positive review 9/30/2014

Outstanding speaker. I'm very disappointed it was not recorded. I made it a requirement for one of my classes, and two students missed, one because she was an athlete.