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Stauffer@25 Speaker Series: Ali Velshi

When:
Thursday, March 5, 2020
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Where:
Joseph S. Stauffer Library
Room: Alan G. Green Fireplace Reading Room
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Description:

As part of the year-long Stauffer@25 celebration, the Queen's University Library is hosting a Stauffer@25 Speaker Series that explores Indigenous topics and themes, as well as the evolution of the library's knowledge environment in the context of equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Speaker Series is generously funded by the Stauffer Foundation.

The third and final speaker in the series is Queen's alumnus and acclaimed journalist Ali Velshi (Artsci'94, LLD'16). Velshi graduated from Queen’s with a degree in religious studies in 1994, the year Stauffer Library opened. Born in Kenya and raised in Canada, Velshi has worked for several international media organizations, including Al Jazeera and CNN. He is currently an MSNBC anchor and business correspondent with NBC News, and co-host of the daily MSNBC Live with Velshi & Ruhle, the weekly business show Velshi & Ruhle, and Live with Ali Velshi. In 2016, Velshi was awarded an honorary doctorate from Queen’s.

Velshi's lecture is titled The Pursuit of Truth in a Post-Fact World

Cost:
Free
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