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Times Journalist Rukmini Callimachi to Lecture on ISIS March 8

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Rukmini Callimachi will present the annual Marie Colvin Lecture.
Rukmini Callimachi will present the annual Marie Colvin Memorial Lecture.

The School of Journalism at Stony Brook University presents New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi on Tuesday, March 8, at 8 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm) at the Student Activities Center Auditorium.

Callimachi, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, is an exceptional journalist who has done first-hand reporting on ISIS and its activities, including the Islamic State’s use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. She will deliver the annual Marie Colvln Memorial Lecture, discussing her experiences covering international terrorist groups. The lecture series celebrates courage in foreign reporting.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

Rukmini Callimachi won the Michael Kelly award and was the first journalist in the 75-year history of the Overseas Press Club to win both the Hal Boyle and the Bob Considine awards the same year. She joined The Times in 2014 and prior to that spent 10 years at The Associated Press. She is also a published poet and winner of the 1998 Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry.

To learn more about Stony Brook’s Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting, click here.


Rukmini Callimachi reports on ISIS sex slave trade.

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