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Nora FitzGerald in Ghana

Nora FitzGerald in Ghana

In March 2016, Nora FitzGerald will work as a journalist trainer at the African Journalists for Sustainable Fisheries Workshop in Elmina, Ghana.

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| February 21, 2016
Panel: LGBT Rights in Russia at FotoWeekDC

Panel: LGBT Rights in Russia at FotoWeekDC

Join the Pulitzer Center for “LGBT Rights in Russia” at FotoWeekDC 2015 on Thursday, November 12. Grantees Nora FitzGerald and Misha Friedman, and special guest Dmitry Chizhevsky, a Russian who was a victim of anti-LGBT violence in St. Petersburg will speak as part of this panel discussion. FitzGerald discusses her reporting on Russia’s government crackdown […]

| November 11, 2015

Art News

Sailing with the Kabakovs

Sailing with the Kabakovs

Sailing with the Kabakovs The Ship of Tolerance, the first in a series of installations by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, was launched in 2005 on a saltwater lake in the Siwa Oasis in Egypt. The Kabakovs picked Siwa, on the border of the Libyan Desert, for many reasons, among them its ancient mythology and modern […]

| December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sex, Money, Glamour, Tractors

Sex, Money, Glamour, Tractors

Vladimir Dubossarsky and Alexander Vinogradov are charting new terrain by using the language of Socialist Realism to comment on contemporary Russia.

| January 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Criticism

Dancer David Dorfman meditates on love and loss in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Dancer David Dorfman meditates on love and loss in ‘Come, and Back Again’

A review of the work of dancer David Dorfman entitled “Come, and Back Again,”

| November 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Required Reading: German supernova

Required Reading: German supernova

Required Reading: German supernova Published in The New York Times on January 10, 2006 Writers like Günter Grass called the years after the Holocaust Nullpunkt, or “point zero,” and pondered, existentially, “How could Germans write?” In the end, the novels of Grass, W.G. Sebald and Bernhard Schlink richly mined hatred, evil, guilt – and redemption. […]

| January 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Social Issues

The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

Moscow’s first gay pride parade was held in May 2006, thirteen years after homosexuality was decriminalized in Russia. It was supposed to be a joyous occasion, the beginning of a new era of openness for the LGBT community.

| March 22, 2015
Some Battered Women Find Shelter in Russia

Some Battered Women Find Shelter in Russia

This article published in USA Today focused on the plight of battered women in Russia.

| June 13, 2006 | 0 Comments

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Event: LGBT Rights in Russia at FotoWeekDC

Join Nora FitzGerald at the Pulitzer Center's panel for "LGBT Rights in Russia" at FotoWeekDC 2015 on Thursday, November 12. Nora will speak as part of the panel discussion. Read more about the event.