Event Title

Women Artists of Ciudad Juarez - VIDEO

Event Type

Event

Location

University Hall 1000

Streaming Media

Start Date

26-10-2010 1:35 PM

End Date

26-10-2010 3:00 PM

Description

Evangelina Arce, poet and mother of one of the girls murdered in the femicide taking place in Ciudad Juarez, will read her work.

There was a panel discussion moderated by Alicia Partnoy, Dept. of Modern Language and Literatures, chair, about how women are using art to draw attention to this atrocity.

Evangelina Arce is a human rights activist, poet, and mother of Silvia Arce, one of the thousands of women victims of femicide in Latin America. Silvia disappeared in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico in March 1998. Ms. Arce is active in Justicia Para Nuestras Hijas, and she was a founding member of Voces Sin Eco. She has presented her testimony at many international venues, including the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the OAS. Evangelina Arce's poetry has appeared in numerous human rights journals

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Oct 26th, 1:35 PM Oct 26th, 3:00 PM

Women Artists of Ciudad Juarez - VIDEO

University Hall 1000

Evangelina Arce, poet and mother of one of the girls murdered in the femicide taking place in Ciudad Juarez, will read her work.

There was a panel discussion moderated by Alicia Partnoy, Dept. of Modern Language and Literatures, chair, about how women are using art to draw attention to this atrocity.

Evangelina Arce is a human rights activist, poet, and mother of Silvia Arce, one of the thousands of women victims of femicide in Latin America. Silvia disappeared in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico in March 1998. Ms. Arce is active in Justicia Para Nuestras Hijas, and she was a founding member of Voces Sin Eco. She has presented her testimony at many international venues, including the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the OAS. Evangelina Arce's poetry has appeared in numerous human rights journals