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'Then and Now: Ten Years After Haiti's Earthquake' at CUNY

Event Date:

January 29, 2020 | 1:00 PM EST

ADDRESS:

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
219 West 40th Street
Room 308

New York, NY 10018

Participants:
A group of children checks out visitors at the Teren Toto camp in Haiti. Image by Jose A. Iglesias. Haiti, 2019.
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On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti suffered its most devastating disaster. More than 300,000 souls were lost, 1...

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Canaan: Haiti's Promised Land. Image by Allison Shelley. Haiti, 2016. 
Canaan: Haiti's Promised Land. Image by Allison Shelley. Haiti, 2016.

Pulitzer Center grantees, who have reported from Haiti before and after the country's devastaing earthquake 10 years ago, come together in conversation on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. 

The afternoon event explores the resilience of the Haitian people as well as the broken promises to them through the lenses of journalism, poetry, and photography supported by the Pulitzer Center.

Panelists include:

  • Lisa Armstrong, journalist and Tow Professor at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
  • Jacqueline Charles, Caribbean correspondent for The Miami Herald
  • Kwame Dawes, Chancellor's Professor of English and Glenna Luschei editor of Prairie Schooner, University of Nebraska
  • Jonathan M. Katz, journalist and author of "The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster"
  • Andre Lambertson, photojournalist and filmmaker, and faculty at New York's International Center of Photography
  • Allison Shelley, documentary photographer and co-founder of Women Photojournalists of Washington

Vania André, editor and publisher of The Haitian Times, moderates the conversation. 

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