Events

Throughout the year, the Pulitzer Center brings its journalists and their work to audiences through public talks, school visits, conferences, film festivals, academic symposiums and other significant speaking engagements.

CUNY Film Series Panel Discussion on Careers in Journalism

Thursday, April 07, 2011 - 10:00AM to 7:45PM

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Newsroom
219 W. 40th Street, Third Floor, New York, NY

On April 7-8, The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism will host our inaugural film series.  This year’s theme is “The World Through Women’s Eyes” where we explore social issues related to women worldwide through documentary film and panel discussions.  The series will also explore the intersection of journalism, documentary film and activism.

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Kwame Dawes at Oberlin College

Sunday, April 03, 2011 - 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Discussion at Oberlin College with Kwame Dawes
Kwame Dawes will be at Oberlin College for a discussion on Crisis and Reggae in Caribbean Culture.

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New Bern, NC: Jon Sawyer Speaks on "Africa Beyond the Stereotypes"

Sunday, April 03, 2011 - 2:00PM to 3:00PM

The Rothermel Foundation will be hosting a panel titled "Africa Beyond the Stereotypes" to discuss the future of democracy in Africa and the obstacles of engaging the greater public's interest. Panelists include Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, professor of African studies at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Jim Thomas, founder of Africa Rising, and director of the Program in Public Health Ethics at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and John Beck, who is recently retired from World Concern.

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The Edge of Joy Screening at The George Washington University

Saturday, April 02, 2011 - 4:00PM to 6:30PM

Join Pathfinder International and Woodlawn Avenue Productions for a screening of The Edge of Joy

Set in Nigeria, this unique film captures the dramatic story of pregnancy and childbirth in a low-resource setting. Follow an ensemble cast of Nigerian doctors, midwives and families to the frontlines of maternal care, as they battle the second highest number of maternal deaths in the world.

Following the film, please join us for an interactive discussion with filmmaker Dawn Sinclair Shapiro.

The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, Rm 301
George Washington University, Washington DC

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