A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will speak on immigration this fall at a free lecture presented by Humanities Nebraska.
Sonia Nazario will deliver the 21st annual Governor's Lecture on Sept. 27 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln. The speech will be free and open to the public.
Nazario won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for "Enrique's Journey," her story of a young Honduran boy's quest to reunite with his mother in the United States. Originally published as a series in the Los Angeles Times, Nazario later turned the story into a book. She is working on her second book.
Nazario's lecture will focus on humanizing the issue of immigration and will present ways to change the national dialogue on the effect immigration has on the country.
A benefit reception and dinner will precede the speech. Money raised from the benefit will support Humanities Nebraska programs. For more information, call 402-474-2131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.