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What Migration Sounds Like: Reporting on Refugees in Europe for NPR

Joanna Kakissis, Humanities Council Ferris Professor of Journalism; Karen Emmerich, Comparative Literature

April 1, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · Zoom

Program in Journalism; Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

Joanna Kakissis, a visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism in the Program in Journalism, is a contributing international correspondent for National Public Radio and a contributor to This American Life. Based in Athens, she files dispatches from Europe on the forces straining European unity. She has also reported from NPR bureaus in Berlin, Istanbul, Jerusalem, London and Paris. Discussant Karen Emmerich is an associate professor of Comparative Literature and director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication.

The Humanities Council’s Program in Journalism invites faculty, graduate students, and staff to participate in the next in our series of events where distinguished visiting journalists discuss their work and pressing issues of the day with faculty from a variety of disciplines. These lunchtime talks offer intimate looks inside the work of colleagues and an opportunity for dialogue across specialties.

This event is co-sponsored by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, with the support of The Paul S. Sarbanes ’54 Fund for Hellenism and Public Service. It will take place online via Zoom. Attendees must register in advance and note their Princeton affiliation.

Please email Margo Bresnen, Journalism Program Manager, at mbresnen@princeton.edu with any questions or difficulties.

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