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Elijah Parish Lovejoy Journalism Award

October 5, 2015, 7:30 PM

Free

For shining a spotlight on poverty and the heartrending inequalities of our era, Katherine Boo has a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, and a MacArthur genius grant. In October, she will receive Colby College's Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism. Boo will receive an honorary doctoral degree along with the Lovejoy award and will deliver the Lovejoy Convocation address. The ceremony, which is open to the public, and the award honor America's first martyr to freedom of the press, Elijah Parish Lovejoy.

Details

Date:
October 5, 2015
Time:
7:30 PM
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement
Phone:
859-5300
Email:
goldfarb@colby.edu
View Organizer Website

Venue

Lorimer Chapel, Colby College
Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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