EventsProcessing Genocide and Its Trauma in the Graphic Novel

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Processing Genocide and Its Trauma in the Graphic Novel

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Golden Eagles Room, Northeastern Illinois University


Join CPL's partner Northeastern Illinois University for a panel discussion on processing genocide and its trauma in the graphic novel: a conversation on The Complete Maus featuring members of the NEIU Jewish Studies Program and the Genocide and Human Rights in the African Diaspora Research Center (GHRAD).

This event is co-sponsored by the Consortium of higher education centers for Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies.

Panelists include:

  • William Adler, Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Chi Eze, Professor, English
  • Aissetu Ibrahima, Assistant Professor, Social Work
  • Jeanine Ntihirageza, Professor, TESOL
  • Ryan Poll, Associate Professor, English
  • Jennifer Velazquez, NEIU Alumna and English Teacher at John Hancock College Prep High School (CPS)
  • Katy Smith, Department Chair of Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies
  • Moderator: Tim Libretti, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

This event is open to the public, all are welcome to attend this on campus event at NEIU.

How to Attend - In Person

You do not need to register to attend this in person - simply show up and enjoy. This event takes place in person on the campus of Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue in the Golden Eagles Room. The Golden Eagles Room is located in the Student Union Building. Masks are strongly encouraged. 

How to Attend - Virtual

You must register if you are attending this event virtually via Zoom. Zoom link will be sent approximately 24 hours in advance. 

Need sign language interpretation or other accessibility assistance for this event? Please call (312) 747-8184 or email to request accommodations. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.

This event is part of the 2022 One Book, One Chicago season, exploring the theme Freedom To Read and the book Maus by Art Spiegelman.

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