Mark Danner in conversation with Robert Hass

Panel Discussion | April 12 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall

 Mark Danner

 Robert Hass

 Department of English

Mark David Danner is an American writer, journalist, and educator. He is a former staff writer for The New Yorker and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. Danner specializes in U.S. foreign affairs, war and politics, and has written articles on Haiti, Central America, the former Yugoslavia, and the Middle East. In 1999, he was named a MacArthur Fellow. Danner is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Affairs Council of Northern California, the Pacific Council on International Policy, and the Century Association, and is a fellow of the Institute of the Humanities at New York University.

Robert Hass has been awarded the MacArthur Fellowship, the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and twice the National Book Critics’ Circle Award. He has served as poet laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997 and been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.