Sunday, April 7, 2013

APRIL STORYTELLING EVENTS IN NEW YORK CITY

APRIL 10-11. "ENVISION 2013: STORIES OF THE GLOBAL HEALTH CHALLENGE" Envision is a partnership between the Independent Filmmaker Project and the United Nations Department of Public Information, and addresses global issues through documentaries. This year's big Envision event focuses on global health, and includes film screenings, panel discussions, demonstrations of transmedia projects, and a pitch session. The opening film is "Blood Brother," the trailer of which is above. It's all free. See the full schedule and RSVP here
 
APRIL 17. "HOW THE HUMANITIES AND ARTS MAKE US HUMAN." A free panel discussion on "the moral imagination and everyday life," featuring playwright/actress Anna Deavere Smith, NYU sociologist Richard Sennett, clergywoman the Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, Guggenheim Museum director Richard Armstrong, NYU professor and dean Gabrielle Starr, and moderated by NYU professor Jane Tylus. Reception to follow. See details and RSVP here
 
APRIL 17. "NARRATING LABOR STRUGGLES: STORYTELLING AND SOCIAL CHANGE" The CUNY Center for the Humanities brings together domestic worker activist Christine Lewis, social critic Mark Nowak, and filmmaker Nilita Vachani to discuss how storytelling can advance the cause of immigrant and low-wage workers.The free event takes place Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00pm, and full info is on the event website. (Andreas Gursky photo from the event website.) 

APRIL 28. "THE RACE TO INCARCERATE AND QUAKER PRISON WITNESS" A slide talk and book release celebration takes place at the 15th Street Quaker Meeting House, and looks at how the U.S. became the world leader in incarceration, and how comics are part of the solution. Graphic artist Sabrina Jones -- a member of the 15th Street Quaker Meeting -- will talk about her new book, "Race to Incarcerate," a "graphic retelling" of policy expert Marc Mauer's book of the same name. The book traces U.S. drug, sentencing, and prison policy over the last 40 years -- and how it has brought us to the record rates of incarceration we have in the U.S. today. The event is free, and copies of the book will be available for sale. Details at the 15th Street website

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