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Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minjah speaking event
November 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hasan Minhaj will be discussing his own experiences as a South Asian American Muslim in the TV industry, while also providing humorous commentary on the recent election. Following his talk, we plan to hold a brief QA session where audience members may submit questions.
Hasan Minhaj is a comedian, actor, and writer in New York. He is a correspondent on the Emmy and Peabody award-winning program ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’. His critically acclaimed one man show ‘Homecoming King’ played a sold out Off-Broadway run last winter, and is now touring nationally. A 2014 Just For Laughs ‘New Face’, he was selected by the Sundance Institute to develop his solo show and feature film at the prestigious New Frontier Storytelling Lab. A featured storyteller for The Moth his work has garnered acclaim in film, web, and television. He hosted the documentary special ‘Stand Up Planet’ produced by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. His viral web series ‘The Truth with Hasan Minhaj’ has been featured in countless publications including The Huffington Post, Gawker, and New York Times. He has been seen on a variety of other television programs including Arrested Development on Netflix, HBO’s Getting On, and @Midnight on Comedy Central.
Tickets are $10 for UNC students and $20 for general admission. You can buy tickets at www.uncmsa.org!
If you buy your ticket online, you can pick it up the DAY OF the event. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PICK YOUR TICKET UP MONDAY-FRIDAY. The Carolina Union Box Office will be open the day of the event, November 12, starting at 7pm.