Writing and Theorizing Human Rights
A Campus Cultural Connections event
Date: November 5, 2013
Time: 10:30 - 11:45 am
Location: Sears Recital Hall, located on the first floor of the Jesse Philips Humanities Center
Sponsor: Graul Chair in Arts and Languages
Contact: Tereza Szeghi
Supporting involvement: Jonterri Gadson, Jamie Longazel
Website: Graul Chair in Arts and Languages
This panel discussion is a Campus Cultural Connections event and includes a reading by Jonterri Gadson of her creative work on women's rights to their own bodies; a talk by Tereza Szeghi about the ways in which indigenous peoples throughout the Americas use literature as a means of articulating and advocating for their human rights; and a talk by Jamie Longazel about the rhetorical barriers Latino/a immigrants confront as they evoke rights claims in response to harsh anti-immigrant legislation.The three presenters also will offer some dialogue through which they make connections between their various projects as they each contribute to ongoing conversations about human rights and human rights activism.
Campus Cultural Connections is a series established by the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages.
This event is free and open to the public.