Language that Liberates: Speaking Our Way to Freedom

Date: Monday, October 7, 2013

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Contact: Laura Murphy · lmurphy@loyno.edu · 504-865-2479

Location: St. Charles Room, 1st Floor, Danna Center

The Loyola University New Orleans Modern Slavery Research Project will host human trafficking survivor Minh Dang for an inspiring free, public talk about how the power of language can effect change and end injustice. Leader of a new network of trafficking survivors called the National Survivor Network and former executive director of Jada Pinkett Smith's Don't Sell Bodies anti-trafficking organization, Dang will speak on Monday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Charles Room in Loyola's Danna Student Center. The lecture is part of Loyola’s Biever Guest Lecture Series.

Dang will also visit the first-year seminar course of English professor Laura Murphy, Ph.D., and is featured in a training with the National Lawyers Guild. 

Departments

  • English
  • First-Year Experience