International Education Week: "When Deportation Is a Death Sentence"

Harper Center, Auditorium, Main Level

Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sarah Stillman is a long-form journalist for the New Yorker and Director of the Global Migration Program at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has written on topics ranging from civil forfeiture to debtors’ prisons and from Mexico’s drug cartels to Bangladesh’s garment-factory workers. She won the 2012 National Magazine Award for Public Interest for her reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan on labor abuses and human trafficking on United States military bases, and also received the Michael Kelly Award, the Overseas Press Club’s Joe and Laurie Dine Award for international human-rights reporting, and the Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism. Her reporting on the high-risk use of young people as confidential informants in the war on drugs received a George Polk Award and the Molly National Journalism Prize.

This session will feature one particular work, "When Deportation is a Death Sentence" in which Ms. Still man reported what awaits many immigrants at home when they are forced to return.

A full list of Ms. Stillman's work at The New Yorker is available at

Event sponsored by the following Creighton University departments:
Global Engagement Office
Office of the Vice-Provost for Mission
John C. Kenefick Faculty Chair in the Humanities
Latin American Studies
Schlegel Center for Service and Justice
Graduate Program in Medical Anthropology
Jacobson Chair in Communications
Classical and Near Eastern Studies Program
Department of Cultural and Social Studies
American Studies Program
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

Community Organizations
The Great Plains United Methodists Peace with Justice Program
Omaha Area Sanctuary Network
Immigrant Legal Center

Contact Info

Global Engagement Office
(402) 280-2221

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