< Back to
< Back to all News
Award-Winning Photographer/Journalist to Showcase Colombian Conflict in Campus Presentation
October 12, 2012
Social and political change from the Colombian Conflict will
come to life through the pictures and words of
photographer/journalist Stephen Ferry in a special presentation on
Tuesday, October 16, at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
The event, free and open to the public, will be conducted in the
GM Room of Moench Hall, starting at 4:20 p.m.
Ferry will be speaking principally about his recent book,
Violentology: A Manual of the Colombian Conflict. It deals with the
decades-long armed conflict in Colombia, where Ferry is currently
based. He recently earned the prestigious Tim Hetherington Grant
from the World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch for his coverage
of social and political change, human rights and the environment in
Ferry's photography work has received numerous prizes and
honors; has been frequently featured in National Geographic,
Newsweek, Life, The New Yorker and U.S. News & World Report;
and received fellowships from the National Geographic Expeditions
Council and the Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation. He
also has been a recent lecturer at Harvard University and Brown
Find out more about Ferry and his work at www.stephenferry.com.
This presentation is funded by the Department of Humanities and
Social Sciences' Elsie Pawley Fund and was organized by John
Gardner, associate professor of Spanish.