Alissa Rubin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for the New York Times, will receive Colby College’s Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in Colby’s Lorimer Chapel. Rubin will deliver the 2016 Lovejoy Convocation address at the ceremony, which is open to the public, and receive an honorary doctoral degree.
Also on Oct. 24, Capturing War: Images of Conflict, Upheaval, and Revolution will feature images from three leading news photographers in Colby’s Diamond building. At 4 p.m., Carol Guzy, Andrea Bruce, and Nina Berman will talk about their prizewinning work at a reception in the Diamond atrium. The event, sponsored by Colby’s Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, echoes many of the themes in Rubin’s work.