Closing General Session Featuring Naomi Klein

Tuesday, June 24, 2003 8:00 – 10:00 am
Metro Toronto Convention Centre Auditorium

Globalization, World Trade, & You with Naomi Klein
8:00 - 9:00 am

Naomi Klein's Speech from the Closing General Session of the 2003 ALA/CLA Joint Annual Conference is now available online:

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About the 2003 ALA/CLA Joint Annual Conference Closing General Session Speaker:

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist and the author of the international best-seller No Logo, and authority on globalization, world trade, and the impacts it has on developing countries and 1st world countries.

Translated into 25 languages, The New York Times called No Logo “a movement bible.” In 2000, The Guardian Newspaper short-listed it for their First Book Award, and in 2001, No Logo won the Canadian National Business Book Award, and the French Prix Médiations.

Naomi Klein’s articles have appeared in numerous publications including The Guardian, The New Statesman, Newsweek International, The New York Times, The Village Voice and Ms. Magazine. She writes internationally syndicated columns for The Globe and Mail in Canada and for The Nation in the US. A collection of her work, entitled Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate was published in October 2002.

Klein is a frequent media commentator and university guest lecturer. In the fall of 2002, Klein was a Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics. She is currently the Freda Kirchway Fellow of the Nation Institute.

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