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FAU Jupiter’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the Lifelong Learning Society Present Author Edwin Black

JUPITER, Fla. (January 24, 2013) - Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter will present a lecture by author Edwin Black, on Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

Black’s lecture, “Petropolitics, Oil and the Middle East,” is based on his book, British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement: The West’s Secret Pact To Get Mideast Oil. This lecture will examine how the West acquired Middle East Oil through international deceit and strong-arm tactics of men, oil companies and the government.

Black is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling international investigative author of 80 award-winning editions in 14 languages in 65 countries. With more than one million books in print, his work focuses on genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropic abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy and historical investigation.  He has been interviewed on “Oprah,” NBC’s “Today” show, CNN’s “Wolf Blitzer Reports” and NBC’s “Dateline,” as well as leading networks in Europe and Latin America.

Tickets are $25 and available at . For more information, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8547.


The Lifelong Learning Society  at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults of all ages by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit

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