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.

Stephen Sapienza Speaks at Rotary Club of Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 12:00pm to 02:00pm EDT (GMT -0400)

Emmy Award-winning documentary producer Stephen Sapienza presents his work on water and sanitation at the Rotary Club of Washington, D.C.  Sapienza traveled to Dhaka, Bangladesh in September 2010 to report on the city's struggle to bring water and sanitation to all residents, even as the population grows by 400,000 per year.  A video piece from his travels was broadcast on PBS NewsHour on World Water Day, March 22.

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Haiti: Reporting on Tragedy, Beyond the Headlines at Westchester

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 11:00am to 01:00pm EDT (GMT -0400)

The initial shock of the earthquake has passed but Haiti continues its struggle to overcome both man-made and natural disasters. Amidst the rubble, a devastated infrastructure and untold suffering, there is also an unprecedented opportunity. Join journalists Lisa Armstrong and William Wheeler as they share reflections on their reporting from Haiti over the past year, the challenge of sustaining public interest in the systemic issues the country now faces, as well as strategies for reporting "beyond the headlines."

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American University Human Rights Conference

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 08:30am EDT to Friday, April 29, 2011 - 04:45pm EDT (GMT -0400)

American University hosts a two-day conference to address the Obama administration’s election promises for a renewed focus on human rights.

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When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 08:30am to 05:00pm EDT (GMT -0400)

When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding is an international conference that will explore the collaboration and tension between journalists and public health workers at times of crisis. 

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