Date and Time:Monday, March 28 at 9:30 a.m.
First Amendment Forum
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Attend via Zoom.
Reimagining the U.S.-Mexico Border Through the Stories of Women & the LGBTQ Community – 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Featured speaker: Alice Driver
Alice Driver is a writer for National Geographic, the New York Review of Books, and Time. Driver is represented by Kirsty McLachlan at Morgan Green Creatives in London. She is currently writing Absence is a Silent Pain, a book that examines labor rights in the meatpacking industry. She is the author of More or Less Dead: Feminicide Haunting and the Ethics of Representation (University of Arizona Press, 2015) and the translator of Abecedario de Juárez (University of Texas, 2022).
Veronica Sanchis Photography Exhibit, First Amendment Forum – 4 to 6 p.m.
Verónica is a Spanish-Venezuelan photographer and curator. Her images have appeared in AFP, Bloomberg, Le Monde, Fortune, Monocle and Nature magazine amongst other international media.
In 2015, Verónica founded Foto Féminas – an online platform to promote the works of Latin American and Caribbean women photographers. For this, she has organized and produced photo exhibitions in Argentina, China, Guatemala, Peru, Chile and Mexico. In 2016, she started the Foto Féminas’ library, which was created to continue her mission to celebrate and archive the work of female Latin American photographers. The mobile library has been displayed and exhibited at different art institutions and festivals in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.