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Thu, 3/17 · 12:00 pm1:15 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House

Eat the Buddha: Using literary non-fiction to bring to life a ‘closed town’ in Tibet

Barbara Demick, Program in Journalism; Sophie Gee, English Barbara Demick, Journalism; with Sophie Gee, English


Thu, 2/24 · 12:00 pm1:15 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House and Zoom

Post-Insurrection Politics: Reporting on the Midterms, 2024 Election, and Democracy in Crisis

Michael Calderone, Journalism; with Julian Zelizer, History, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs


Thu, 2/17 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom and Livestream

Reporting on Repressive Governments: How journalists overcome barriers to safeguard free speech and inform democracy

Barbara Demick, Journalism; Razia Iqbal, Journalism; Maria Ressa '86, Rappler; Carolyn Rouse, Anthropology


November 18, 2021 · 4:30 pm5:45 pm · Zoom

Archival Silences Working Group: Language In/Of the Archive


October 28, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:15 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House and Zoom

Empathy and Journalism: The power of immersive reporting in creative nonfiction

Helen Thorpe, Journalism; with Carolyn Rouse, Anthropology


October 27, 2021 · 6:00 pm7:00 pm · Zoom

Black Bodies, White Gold—Art, Cotton, and Commerce in the Atlantic World

Anna Arabindan-Kesson, African American Studies, Art and Archaeology; Chika Okeke-Agulu, Art and Archaeology, African American Studies


October 26, 2021 · 6:00 pm7:00 pm · Zoom

The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance

Leonard Barkan, Comparative Literature; Caroline Mangone, Art & Archaeology


October 7, 2021 · 4:30 pm5:45 pm · Zoom

Archival Silences Working Group: Building the Archive


October 5, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:15 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House and Zoom

People, Politics and Journalism: How Americans consume news in an era of partisanship and social media

Terence Samuel, Journalism; with Stephen Macedo, Politics


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