Marquette Hosts New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof
to Address Human Rights Crisis in Sudan
Released: April 11, 2006
MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will host New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, a leading voice on the human rights crisis in Sudan, for the Allis Chalmers Distinguished Scholars Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 25, in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. Kristof’s lecture, “Report from Darfur: First Genocide of the 21st Century,” is free and open to the public.
Nicholas Kristof is one of the premier international journalists in America, advocating for the need for action to address the human rights crisis in Darfur. He has lived on four continents, reported on six, and traveled to more than 100 countries. Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, also a Times journalist, won a Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of China’s Tiananmen Square democracy movement in 1990. His other awards include the George Polk Award, the Overseas Press Club Award, the Michael Kelly Award and the Online News Association Award.
Media interested in scheduling interviews with Kristof should contact Brigid O’Brien Miller in the Office of Marketing and Communication at 414-288-7445.
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Weasler Auditorium
1506 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Office of Marketing and Communication Contacts
Brigid O'Brien Miller
Director of University Communication
Phone: (414) 288-7445