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Juan E. Méndez Human Rights Book Award: Matt Eisenbrandt, 'Assassination of a Saint'

March 20th, 2018
12:00 PM


Tuesday, March 20, 2018

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room (directions to the Rubenstein Library)

Light lunch provided

Facebook event page

Duke University named Matt Eisenbrandt’s Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice (University of California Press, 2017) the winner of the 2017 Méndez Book Award. Eisenbrandt will be visiting Duke on March 20 to receive the award and discuss his book.

Co-sponsored by the Rubenstein Library's Human Rights Archive, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute (DHRC@FHI), and the Forum for Scholars and Publics.

Visit the Duke Libraries event page to learn more about the program, Eisenbrandt's book, and the Méndez Book Award.


Matt Eisenbrandt

Matt Eisenbrandt is a former Legal Director for the Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA), where he was a member of the trial team that brought Óscar Romero’s assassination to court. The California ...

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