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Writing for Human Rights: Poetry as Sanctuary

Alicia Partnoy

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Poet, memoirist, scholar and human rights activist Alicia Partnoy is the author, translator or editor of 11 books. She is best known for "The Little School: Tales of Disappearance and Survival," which was used as evidence in the trial against the genocide perpetrators that terrorized Argentina in the 70s.

As part of the International Conference on Global Human Rights, in her keynote address, "Writing for Human Rights: Poetry as Sanctuary," Partnoy explores the power of literature to elevate the human spirit in times of profound crisis.

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center , Larson Memorial Concert Hall

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