Release Date: October 9, 2013
Contact: Joyce Walker, EvCC Humanities Instructor, 425-388-9411; email@example.com
Dizzy in Karachi Author Maliha Masood Speaks at EvCC Oct. 30
EVERETT, Wash. – Author Maliha Masood will discuss her book “Dizzy in Karachi,” and her return to Pakistan after two decades away at 12:20-1:50 p.m. Oct. 30 at Everett Community College’s Henry M. Jackson Conference Center.
Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Masood moved to the United States at age 11 with her family and grew up in Seattle. In 2003, she returned to Pakistan to understand her homeland in a post-9/11 world.
Masood found a country teeming with contradictions. From the drug-soaked parties of the pampered elite to the tranquil beauty of remote mountain villages, from smuggler bazaars on the Khyber Pass to culinary feasts in Lahore, Masood shares an intimate view of Pakistan beyond the headlines.
Masood is a writer, teacher and educator about global affairs. She is the author of the award-winning travelogue, “Zaatar Days, Henna Nights,” based on her journey backpacking across the Middle East. She is a graduate of Tufts University with a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy.
Masood’s presentation is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by EvCC’s Humanities Center and EvCC Reads.
EvCC is located at 2000 Tower St.
For more information about this event, contact EvCC’s Humanities Center at HumanitiesCenter@everettcc.edu or 425-388-9411.