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Foreign Policy Seminar Series: Jonathan M. Katz

Friday, March 27, 2020
4:30pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Wood Hall Basement Lounge

Please join us for a conversation with Jonathan M. Katz, who is an internationally known journalist and author.

His first book, "The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster," was a PEN Literary Award finalist and won the Overseas Press Club of America’s Cornelius Ryan Award for the year’s best book on international affairs. Katz was the Associated Press correspondent in Haiti and provided the first international alert of the deadliest earthquake ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. He was awarded the Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism in 2011. Katz was a 2019 National Fellow at New America in the Future of War program. Katz is writing a book about Smedley Butler and the Marines who created America's empire.

Reception at 4:30, talk at 5 pm.

This event is free and open to the public.


Frank Costigliola,

History Department (primary), Art History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities Institute, Journalism, Political Science, UConn Master Calendar

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