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BBC Correspondent Kim Ghattas at FAU for Lecture and Book Signing

February 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Boca Raton, FL – Florida Atlantic University and the Palm Beach Book Festival present BBC Radio Correspondent Kim Ghattas with a lecture and book signing on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at or by calling 561-297-6124. FAU student tickets are free   A book signing will follow the lecture.

Ghattas is a BBC radio and TV correspondent. Author of “The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power,” she was previously a Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times and part of an Emmy Award-winning BBC team covering the Lebanon-Israel conflict of 2006. Her work has appeared in Time magazine, the Washington Post, and more. Her forthcoming book, “Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East,” will be available at the lecture. Ghattas was born in Beirut and currently lives in Washington, D.C.

The Palm Beach Book Festival brings in New York Times Best-selling and celebrity authors.  For a full schedule of the PBBF at FAU in March 2020, visit

About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit


February 6, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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