December 4, 2017, 5:30 PM
Special Event in collaboration with WorldDenver: Westin Downtown Denver, 1672 Lawrence St. Denver, CO 80202
Reza Aslan: God, a human history
Reza Aslan is an internationally renowned writer, commentator, professor, producer, and scholar of religions. His books, including his #1 New York Times Bestseller, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, have been translated into dozens of languages around the world. He is also a recipient of the prestigious James Joyce Award. Aslan’s degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from Santa Clara University (Major focus: New Testament; Minor: Greek), a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard University (Major focus: History of Religions), a PhD in the Sociology of Religions from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa, where he was named the Truman Capote Fellow in Fiction. An Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, he is also a member of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities and the Pacific Council on International Policy. He serves on the board of directors of the Ploughshares Fund, which gives grants for peace and security issues; Narrative Four, which connects people through the exchange of stories; PEN USA, which champions the rights of writers under siege around the world; the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Levantine Cultural Center, which builds bridges between Americans and the Arab/Muslim world through the arts.
Join WorldDenver for an evening with Bestselling author, Reza Aslan. His appearance at this event is his exclusive book tour stop in Denver. Don’t miss it: Aslan will speak about his new book, and take questions from the audience. Every attendee will receive a copy of God: A Human History, and Aslan will be available after the program to sign books.
Monday, December 4th, Westin Downtown Denver, 1672 Lawrence St. Denver, CO 80202
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm: Networking Reception with Hors D'oeuvres and Cash Bar
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm: Presentation with Audience Q+A
7:30 pm: Book Signing & Additional Sales
Register Here: *Foothills World Affairs Council members use code: Foothill