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

Phone number: 937-229-3443

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.