Journalist and author Fareed Zakaria will speak to about 200 Dallas-area students in the 2009 Hart Global Leaders Forum Sept. 9.
Zakaria, editor of Newsweek International since 2000, is responsible for the magazine’s overseas editions. He also writes a Newsweek column that appears in The Washington Post. In 2008 he began hosting a foreign affairs program, “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” for CNN Worldwide. He is the author of The Post American World, The Future of Freedom and From Wealth to Power and co-editor of The American Encounter.
On Sept. 8, Zakaria will help kick off the 28th season of SMU’s Tate Distinguished Lecture Series with Thomas Friedman and David Gergen. The three will answer questions from the audience at The Turner Construction Student Forum at 4:30 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom. They also will give The Linda and Mitch Hart Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium, with Gergen serving as moderator.