ART WORKS Projects is pleased to announce Deported: An American Division will be on view at Stony Brook University from September 24 to October 26, 2018. The opening will be celebrated with a public panel discussion on September 26th from 1 to 2:30pm at the Central Reading Room in the Melville Library.
Christopher Sellers: Professor of History and Director of the Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy
Rachel Woolf: Deported photographer
Nancy Hiemstra: Geographer; Assistant Professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Author of Deportation and Detention (forthcoming, 2019)
Irma Solis: New York Civil Liberties Union (Suffolk County)
Richard Koubek: Long Island Jobs with Justice
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A with the audience. Free and open to the public.
This installation is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy and the Stony Book Libraries.
Photo: Rachel Woolf, San Nicolás, Mexico, October 2017
Carlota Bertha Salazar puts her hand on her husband’s grave as her daughter Lourdes hugs her at the cemetery in San Nicolás. Lourdes missed her father’s funeral when she was living in the U.S. as she was unable to travel between the two countries.