Cleveland State University will present a lecture by Loung Ung, best-selling author and Cambodian genocide survivor, on Thursday, April 8 at 5 p.m. in Fenn Tower, room 303, located at 1983 East 24st Street (corner of East 24th Street and Euclid Avenue).
The evening will begin with Cambodian food and dances, followed by Ung’s presentation on her experiences surviving the Cambodian genocide. She will also sign her books afterwards.
Ung’s lecture, titled “First They Killed My Father: An Eyewitness Account,” is part of Cleveland State’s 2009-2010 Cultural Crossings Lecture Series. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Loung Ung is the author of the national bestseller First They Killed My Father and Lucky Child. She is a recipient of the 2001 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, and has been involved as a spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine-Free World, as well as with human rights activism.
The Cultural Crossings lecture series is sponsored by Cleveland State’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
For more information, please call 216.523.7168 or visit www.csuohio.edu/class/crossings.
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