Author David Brooks to speak at UC

4/10/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Where: University of Charleston, Riggleman Hall in Geary Auditorium

Charleston, WV - New York Times Columnist and author David Brooks will appear at the University of Charleston as part of its continuing Speaker Series.

A keen observer of American life, and an insightful analyst of present-day politics and foreign affairs, Brooks brings audiences face to face with the spirit of the times. His topic for the event is, “What is the Path Back to Civility in American Politics?”

Brooks is a journalist, author of The Road to Character and The Social Animal, and a political and cultural commentator. He has worked at The Weekly Standard, Newsweek, and the Atlantic Monthly, and has held a wide range of positions at the Wall Street Journal over nine years. He holds honorary degrees from Williams College, New York University, Brandeis University and Occidental College, among others, and is currently teaching at Yale University.

The event, co-sponsored by City National Bank and the Sims Foundation, is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Geary Auditorium in Riggleman Hall. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

For additional information contact David Traube, Director of Communications at the University of Charleston, at 304-352-0014 or