Humanizing Deportation Friday, October 12 – Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Humanizing Deportation
Location of Event:Davis - Off Campus
Event Type:Arts and Entertainment, Fairs, Expos and Exhibits, Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions, Free Events, Special Events
Presented by:Humanizing Deportation/Humanizando la Deportación
Sponsored by:Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies at UC Davis and International House Davis

A multimedia exhibition and a series of community dialogues, in collaboration with artists and organizations working locally and in Tijuana, Mexico, on immigration policy and its personal reverberations. Featured works include more than 50 testimonial narratives of deportation, portraits of digital story authors taken in Tijuana by Leopoldo Peña, silk-screen posters by local artists affiliated with UC Davis’ TANA (Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer, or Art Workshop of the New Dawn), and original drawings by artist and digital story author Juana Mendez. Oct. 12-Nov. 6, International House, 10 College Park, Davis. Opening reception and discussion: 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, featuring a panel discussion reflecting on the delicate balance among art, activism and public scholarship. Moderator: Natalie Deeb-Sossa, associate professor, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, UC Davis.

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