Communication Week

  • Social Justice, Neutrality, and Balance with Special Guest: Jacey Fortin

    Nov1420165:45 pm - 8:00 pm

    216 Tremont
    Bordy Theater

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by School of Communication

    For more information please contact:
    Marsha Della-Giustina

    Don't miss this open lecture titled "Social Justice, Neutrality, and Balance" with guest speaker Jacey Fortin, a freelance journalist and 2016/17 International Women's Media Foundations' Elizabeth Nueffer Fellow. For the past few years, Fortin has covered human rights, politics, economic development, and media freedoms in the Horn of Africa. She has focused on conflict as well, reporting on the civil war in South Sudan, militancy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and violent unrest in Ethiopia. Her articles and photographs have appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Africa Report, Agence France-Presse, Al Jazeera and others.

    Professor of Cinema and Africana Studies in the Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies Claire Andrade-Watkins will provide welcoming remarks. A post-lecture discussion will be moderated by Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Professor Carole Simpson.

    Doors open at 5:45pm | Pizza and sodas will be served at 6:00 pm | The lecture and discussion runs from 6:30–7:30pm, followed by a reception sponsored by School of Communication.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the President, School of Communication, Communication Studies Department, Journalism Department, RTDNA, CPLA, ECPolling, and Career Services.


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