Juan E. Méndez Human Rights Book Award: Matt Eisenbrandt
Juan E. Méndez Human Rights Book Award
Matt Eisenbrandt, Assassination of a Saint
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. Visit the Duke Libraries to learn more about the program, Eisenbrandt’s book, and the Méndez Book Award.
Free and open to the public. Light lunch served. 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.
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 lawsuit against former Air Force captain Álvaro Saravia for his role in the murder of Archbishop Romero is the…...Read More