GBC sponsors 2011-2012 Stevenson University Baltimore Speaker Series

The Greater Baltimore Committee along with The Baltimore Sun Media Group, St. John Properties and WYPR are sponsors of the 2011-2012 Baltimore Speaker Series presented by Stevenson University.

Baltimore Speaker Series will begin its sixth season this fall 2011 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Shows begin at 8 p.m. The series will include seven evenings of diverse opinions, insights and discussion on a broad scope of issues. Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize winners, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalists, authors and other celebrated personalities have been part of the previous series.

GBC members will receive a discount for series subscriptions.

The line-up includes:

October 4
Ron Chernow, biographer and author of Alexander Hamilton and Washington: A Life

November 1
Michelle Rhee, former D.C. schools chancellor featured in Waiting for Superman

November 22
Valerie Plame Wilson and Ambassador Joe Wilson, former covert CIA operative and former diplomat to Iraq, portrayed in the film Fair Game

January 17
Michael Pollan, renowned sustainable food activist featured in the documentary Food, Inc.

February 21
Azar Nafisi, New York Times best-selling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran

March 27
Stanley McChrystal, retired four-star general and commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

April 24
Tom Brokaw, legendary television journalist and author of The Greatest Generation

 

Register today. 

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