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Deported: An American Division at Stony Brook University

September 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018


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, Detroit, 2017.
From left, Lourdes Salazar Bautista and her family friend Leonor Kromis, both of Ann Arbor, look for the city Bautista’s husband lived in while they were separated on a map of Mexico on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the Consulate General of Mexico in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Bautista’s husband, Luis Quintana Chaparro, lived in San Nicol‡s, Mexico, a small village where Bautista does not think she can find work for herself or schooling for her children.


September 24, 2018
October 26, 2018


ART WORKS Projects


Stony Brook University, Melville Library
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Stony Brook, NY 11794 United States
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