The efforts of Queens College professor Cecilia McHugh, who is helping to prepare an NSF-sponsored geophysical survey of Haiti continental waters following the catastrophic January 12 earthquake, have come to the attention of the White House.
The Graduate Center’s Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, Ph.D. Program in French, and Henri Peyre French Institute have invited four playwrights to travel from Haiti to New York for readings of excerpts from their plays in new translations, to be followed by a discussion on how New Yorkers can support the rebuilding of Haiti’s theatre.
The cataclysmic earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12 is one of the biggest news events of the young century. The Graduate School of Journalism is sponsoring a panel discussion on Tuesday March 9, of distinguished journalists and writers who covered and are still covering the earthquake.