At Columbia University, a conversation with award-winning writers Emily Bernard and Bruce Shapiro, both critically injured in a brutal attack.
On August 7, 1994, a deranged man brutally stabbed seven people in a New Haven cafe. Award-winning writers Emily Bernard and Bruce Shapiro, both critically injured that night, pondered the attack in essays written nearly two decades apart. Join them for a conversation about crime, memory, and the long shadow of violence.
Speakers: Emily Bernard, Associate Professor of English and Ethnic Studies, University of Vermont & Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Moderated by Nicholas Lemann, Dean, Columbia Journalism School
Columbia Journalism School, 2950 Broadway, New York, World Room
A one day symposium which explores the emotional and ethical responsibilities of today's media. The event will look at the challenges faced by the media from a psychological perspective.
The aim of the event is to provide space to consider how the participation in and consumption of popular media can be improved on an emotional and ethical level with reference to psychoanalysis.
At the BFI Southbank in London, the 2011 Rory Peck Awards celebrate the work of freelance newsgatherers.
Your contributions help the Dart Center nurture informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide.
The Dart Center is a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.