Author, filmmaker Jose Vargas to speak in Benson Center
November 2nd, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and filmmaker Jose Vargas will speak at Wake Forest on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. The event is part of the Wake Forest’s ‘Journeys to Success’ speaker series.
Vargas’s work centers on the changing American identity. He is the founder of Define American, a nonprofit media and culture organization that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration and citizenship in America and #EmergingUS, a multimedia news platform that focuses on race, immigration and the complexities of multiculturalism.
The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 5 p.m. for Wake Forest University community members with a WFU ID and at 5:30 p.m. for the public.