Calendar

Events in April, 2011

  • Thursday Mar 31 2011

    When Veterans Come Home

    8:30am - 3:45pm

    Covering veterans and the challenges they face is the responsibility of journalists and news organizations in today's world. Below are resources gleaned from the two-day Dart Center workshop, "When Veterans Come Home," that was held in Philadelphia in 2011.

    The workshop, featuring local and national mental health and policy experts, award-winning journalists and veterans’ advocates, consisted of background briefings and specialized reporting skills training to enhance the practical ability of local journalists to report on veterans knowledgeably, ethically and effectively.

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  • Friday Apr 1 2011

    Workshop: Covering Veterans

    8:00 AM

    In Philadelphia, a workshop for regional journalists on the coverage of veterans' issues, sponsored by the Thomas Scattergood Foundation for Behavioral Health.

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  • At Columbia University in New York City, a panel discussion with three scholars who use oral history, narrative and psychology to approach the themes of death and mourning.

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  • At Columbia University in New York City, a panel discussion for alumni of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism on covering crisis.

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  • Sunday Apr 10 2011

    Programme: Dart Asia Fellowships

    7:00 AM

    In Bangkok, a closed, seven-day seminar programme for winners of the 2011 Dart Asia Fellowships.

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  • In Boston, an international conference explores the collaboration and tension between journalists and public health workers at times of crisis. 

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  • Saturday Apr 16 2011

    Roundtable Discussion in Armenia

    9:00 AM

    At the Eurasia Partnership Foundation in Yerevan in Armenia, a discussion exploring trauma and journalism issues within the region. 

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  • At the Office of Global Initiative on Psychiatry in Tbilisi in Georgia, this discussion will bring together representatives of key NGOs working on the mental health and human rights fields.

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  • Tuesday Apr 26 2011

    Discussion: Dealing with Trauma

    4:00 PM

    At the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Headland House in London, a discussion on how photojournalists cope from covering everything from car crashes and stabbings to earthquakes and revolution.

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  • An award ceremony and panel discussion with the winners of the 2011 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma.

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  • Wednesday Apr 27 2011

    Memorial Service for Chris Hondros

    12:00 PM

    In Brooklyn, New York, a memorial service for Getty Images photojournalist Chris Hondros, who was killed April 25, along with documentarian Tim Hetherington, as they covered events in Libya. 

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  • Wednesday Apr 27 2011

    Ceremony and Event: Crusading Against Silence

    4:30 PM

    At Columbia University in New York City, the Dart Center honors the winners of the 2011 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma and presents a panel with the award winners: "Crusading Against Silence: High-Impact Reporting on Invisible Victims."

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  • Friday Apr 29 2011

    Workshop: Teaching Border Reporting

    4:00 PM

    At the University of Arizona in Tucson, a three-day closed workshop for journalism educators about effective coverage of U.S.-Mexico border issues.

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