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Africa Forward: Journalism and African Studies with Cyrus Farivar

March 26, 2009

Need inspiration on how to apply your interests in African Studies and Journalism after graduation?

Come and meet Cyrus Farivar to find out how he went from studying abroad in UW’s Senegal program in 2003 to reporting for National Public Radio and The New York Times within five years of graduation.

Thursday, March 26th, 3:30pm
5055 Vilas Hall
821 University Avenue

Cyrus Farivar is a freelance technology journalist, radio reporter/producer, and self-described wanderlust geek.  He regularly reports for PRI’s The World, National Public Radio and CBC.  Farviar also writes for The Economist, Foreign Policy, Slate, The New York Times, PC World, and Wired.

AFRICA FORWARD links current UW-Madison students with professionals in all fields whose careers have been inspired and enriched by their study of Africa.

Sponsored by the African Studies Program and the School of Journalism & Mass Communication.

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