Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Visualizing Peace:Graphic Art and Social Change (June 11)

Search for Common Ground, which works to prevent and end violent conflict in countries around the world, will host a panel discussion on June 11 (9:30-11:30 a.m.) with comics writers/artists Nate Powell, Andrew Aydin and Dalia Ziada. Aydin and Powell teamed for March (Top Shelf Productions), an upcoming graphic novel depicting the civil and human rights efforts of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who co-authored the book. Ziada has translated The The Montgomery Story, the 1956 comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. and nonviolent protest. The event will be held at the Kenney Auditorium at Johns Hopkins University SAIS. Click here to register for the free event.

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