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September 2017

Refugees, Art, and Journalism with Sarah Glidden. Bloomington, Indiana

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
G&IS Indiana Uni, Global and International Studies Building, 4-East, 355 N. Jordan Avenue,
Bloomington, IN 47405-1105 United States
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With Cartoonists Kate Evans and Sarah Glidden Monday, September 25, 2017 6:00 pm Global & International Studies Building Auditorium, Room 0001 When we talk about refugees we usually talk about numbers and statistics, rather than faces or stories.  Refugees as a group devoid of rights, home or future remain face- and voiceless. Countless victims, whose bodies are found on the trails through the Sahara or on the Mediterranean shores, have neither names nor histories.  Two new and fresh takes on the subject offer…

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Dialogue and Book-signing with Kate Evans: activist and author of “Threads from the Refugee Crisis” @ The International House, Charlotte, North Carolina

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The International House, 1817 Central Ave #215
Charlotte, NC 28205 United States
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The Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice and The Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies at UNC Charlotte are delighted to host author and activist Kate Evans to discuss her work of graphic journalism: Threads from the Refugee Crisis. From Verso Publishing:  “In the French port town of Calais, the historic home of the lace industry, a city within a city has arisen. This new town, known as ‘the Jungle,’ is the home of thousands of refugees, mainly from…

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Kate Evans: Threads, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, UBC, Vancouver

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chan Centre, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts University of British Columbia 6265 Crescent Road
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 Canada
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BEYOND WORDS Kate Evans: Threads For British-based cartoonist, artist, activist, and author Kate Evans, the only proper response to the refugee crisis now facing Europe (and the rest of the world) is action. In her latest graphic novel, Threads: From the Refugee Crisis, she faces the situation head on; reporting accounts of those marginalized and unwelcome in today’s EU with heartbreaking clarity. The book’s compassionate and moving dispatches from the camps that Evans visited in Calais, France, combine reportage and art to…

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