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Sunday, October 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Words Around the World: Child Immigrants

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Sponsored by Center for the Art of Translation

Authors Katya Cengel and Gabriel Mendez discuss their recent and forthcoming oral histories and nonfiction, about the impact of immigration on children who undertake epic journeys to flee their home countries. Moderated by Voice of Witness editor Steven Mayers. Coffee provided by Bluestone Lane. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Steven Mayers

Steven Mayers is a writer, oral historian, and professor at the City College of San Francisco. He is co-editor of Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America, a collection of oral histories published by Haymarket Books in the spring of 2019 as part of... Read More →

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Katya Cengel

Katya Cengel has written for The New York Times Magazine and Washington Post, among other publications, and teaches journalism at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She is the author of From Chernobyl with Love: Reporting from the Ruins of the Soviet Union (Potomac... Read More →
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Gabriel Mendez

Gabriel Mendez is a UC Berkeley student from Honduras and a narrator in the book Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America. He hopes to empower youth who have survived violence and discrimination and tell them that there is space for them in society... Read More →


Sunday October 13, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Hotel Emblem 562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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