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What’s Your Story? Narratives on Immigration

Presidential Scholars Program Class of 2014 Social Justice Project

Schedule of Events

Panel—Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM, Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Mirela Agaj, Lead Food Service Worker, Catering
Mariana Eizayaga, A&S ‘14
Jinah Kim, President, Boston College Asian Caucus, A&S ‘12
Elena Lapitsky, Lecturer, Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures
Carmela Merolla, Lecturer, Romance Languages and Literatures

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Symposium—Friday, March 23, 2012, 12:30 PM-4:00 PM, Fulton Honors Library

Join us on Friday, March 23rd in the Fulton Honors Library for the What's Your Story?: Immigration Symposium, sponsored by the Presidential Scholars Program and the Boston College Arts and Social Responsibility Project. Building upon our panel event last month, this next event in the series brings more members of the BC community together to share their stories of immigration.

The symposium features keynote speaker Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah of the Boston College Libraries, a performance by the AHANA collective theater, a presentation by Rachel Hershberg of the Center of Human Rights and International Justice, and a panel "Running Away to Home," featuring Tommy Luu, Victoria Luu, and Bryan Zuluaga.

Free food and refreshments will be served.  


12:30 - 1:00p.m. - AHANA Collective Theater Performance Welcome
1:00 - 2:00p.m. - Opening Keynote - Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah
2:00 - 3:00p.m. - Post-Deportation Human Rights Project - Rachel Hershberg
3:00 - 4:00p.m. - Running Away to Home - Tommy Luu, Victoria Luu, Bryan Suluaga