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President's Lecture Series
This fall, the President’s Lecture Series will host Pulitzer Prize winner and author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Katherine Boo. Katherine is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a former reporter and editor for The Washington Post. Her focus on disadvantaged communities has led to a MacArthur “Genius” grant and National Magazine Award for Feature Writing along with a Pulitzer Prize.Behind the Beautiful Forevers tells the stories of the residents of Annawadi, a Mumbai slum surrounded by luxury. This dramatic novel puts the reader in the center of Annawadi, experiencing the heartbreak and hope for the families striving toward a better life.