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Capturing Conflict

Lynsey Addario + Glenn Schafe

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

War photographer Lynsey Addario was kidnapped in Libya while covering the conflict there in 2011. Fear specialist Glenn Schafe outlines what happens when we overcome panic, stress, and develop resilience. A book signing for Lynsey Addario’s It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War follows the program.

About the Speakers

Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist who, despite no professional training – regularly photographs for The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time Magazine. In 2000, she traveled to Afghanistan under Taliban rule to document life and oppression under the Taliban. Addario’s recent bodies of work include “˜Veiled Rebellion’, a photo essay exploring the lives of women in Afghanistan for National Geographic in December 2010 issue, “˜Maternal Mortality’ in Sierra Leone for Time magazine, “˜Talibanistan’ (which won her the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting), and “˜Battle Company is Out There’, documenting both sides of the war in Afghanistan and the Taliban in Pakistan for The New York Times Magazine. She is currently working on a story in Iraq for National Geographic. Of her many credits and awards, Addario was named one of 20 women on Oprah Winfrey’s Power List, 2010, for her “˜Power of Bearing Witness’; the Getty Images Grant for Editorial photography in 2008 for her work in Darfur; a Fellow at the Columbia College of Women in the Arts in Chicago to document a photo essay and accompanying interviews with victims of sexual assault in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Glenn Schafe is professor of Psychology at Hunter College & The Graduate Center at CUNY. His main focus of research is in the fear memory system of the brain.

Photograph by Lynsey Addario

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