Event

Reporting From Africa by Women, About Women: Ameto Akpe and Jina Moore visit Loyola University Chicago

From Jina Moore's project "The Promise of Life: Reproductive Choice in Africa." Journalist Mae Azango, pictured above, has gone undercover to report on female circumcision, a rite of the Sande society in Liberia that is performed on young girls. Image by Jake Naughton. Liberia, 2012.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 11:31AM to Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 11:31AM

On September 24 and 25, Jina Moore and Ameto Akpe will be speaking in Chicago with students and faculty from Loyola University Chicago and SENN High School about their reporting from Africa. Both journalists have reported extensively from the region on issues ranging from fragile states and women's reproductive rights to water and sanitation. Conversations will take place in classes such as Peace Studies, Feature and Opinion Writing, Investigative Reporting, Human Rights Reporting, Writing for the Web and Digital Reporting, and an Ethics class at the School of Nursing.

September 24 & 25
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL 60660