Taking a Knee: Human Rights, Social Justice and Sports Writing for a Conflicted World
Steve Fainaru, Journalism; with Tera W. Hunter, History
September 27, 2022 · 12:00 pm—1:15 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House
Program in Journalism
Steve Fainaru, a visiting McGraw Professor of Writing in the Program in Journalism, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at ESPN and co-author of the New York Times best seller “League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth.” Over 35 years in journalism, he has worked as a sportswriter, investigative reporter, editor and foreign correspondent. Discussant Tera W. Hunter is Edwards Professor of American History, Professor of History and African American Studies and acting chair of the Humanities Council.
The Humanities Council’s Program in Journalism invites faculty, graduate students and staff to participate in the next in our series of events where distinguished visiting journalists discuss their work and pressing issues of the day with faculty from a variety of disciplines. These lunchtime talks offer intimate looks inside the work of colleagues and an opportunity for dialogue across specialties.
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