The Social Media Aesthetics of Mobility: Reinhard Kleist’s The Olympic Dream and Comics on Refugee Experience Export this event to calendar

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — 3:00 PM EST

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WCGS warmly welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Nijdam of the University of British Columbia on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Dr. Nijdam will discuss Reinhard Kleist's graphic novel An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar and how it integrates the technologies of refugee life in order to disrupt media representation of migrants and the - often fatal - experience of migration.


the story pf samia yusuf omar cover photo


This is a free event and open to all, hope to see you there!

Location 
PAS - Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology
1241
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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