Humanizando la Deportación/Humanizing Deportation:  A Digital Storytelling Project

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Humanizando la Deportación/Humanizing Deportation: 
A Digital Storytelling Project

Tuesday, November 143:305:30 pm
Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum

Featured speakers:
Tina Shull, of Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC)
Darinka Carballo, director of Fundación Gaia – Acciones que nos guían al cambio, of Tijuana

Our program will feature a screening of several of the 40 videos that the Humanizando la Deportación project team has produced to date (http://humanizandoladeportacion.ucdavis.edu/en/), along with a discussion of the project’s goals and methods, as well as the challenges the research team has faced.

In addition, on hand to offer insights and answer questions, the entire Humanizando la Deportación research team, including Principal Investigators Robert McKee Irwin (UC Davis) and Guillermo Alonso Meneses (El Colegio de la Frontera Norte – COLEF), and faculty and graduate students from UC Davis (including Mellon affiliates Sarah Hart, Lizbeth de la Cruz, and Marinka Swift), COLEF, UC Berkeley, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua and Free University of Berlin.

This event is cosponsored by UC-MEXUS/CONACYT (Mexico’s Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología), and UCD’s Human Rights Program and AB540 and Undocumented Student Center.

See the Mellon website (http://borderstudies.ucdavis.edu/category/upcoming-events-2/) for more information.