"Bearing Witness": A Webinar Featuring Award-Winning Journalist Janine di Giovanni
Join us for a special session with award-winning journalist and author Janine di Giovanni who is a senior fellow and professor at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. The webinar feature highlights from di Giovanni's career as a war reporter for nearly three decades, from the first Palestinian intifada in the early 1990s to the siege of Sarajevo, the Rwandan genocide, and more. The webinar beginning at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern) will take place Monday, April 26th.
Co-sponsored by the University of Maine Alumni Association, the University of Maine Department of Communication and Journalism, and the McGillicuddy Humanities Center at the University of Maine
virtual event will be conducted online using Zoom, a free, easy-to-use
video conferencing tool that is compatible with desktop and laptop
computers, tablets, and smart phones.
Once you have
registered here, you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a special link to the Zoom video conference the evening of Sunday, April 25th (the day before the virtual event).
Please call Aysha Vear at 207.581.1146 if you have any questions.
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