POC ZINE PROJECT — COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Come to Mimi Thi Nguyen's talk at George Mason University on 10/25/12!

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Come to Mimi Thi Nguyen’s talk at George Mason University on 10/25/12!

Mimi Thi Nguyen, creator of the influential Race Riot series (read issue #1 online) and other zines, will be giving a talk next Thursday, October 25, at George Mason University for the Cultural Studies Colloquium.

The talk is called “Liberal Peace, Liberal War, and the Passage Between Them,” drawing on her new book The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages and some new research on our contemporary wars.

Mimi Thi Nguyen's upcoming talk 10/25/12

This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC <3 If you attend, PLEASE live-tweet whatever you can with #poczp and we’ll RT/collect your notes for a recap post.

Also, you can email daniela@dcapmedia.com with a recap and we’ll share and credit you on this Tumblr.

Here’s a map to locate the building on campus.

GMU’s address: 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030 (at the Johnson Center, Assembly Rm E)


Mimi was an integral part of POC Zine Project’s first Race Riot! tour, both as a speaker and organizer. 


POC Zine Project’s mission is to make zines by people of color easy to find, distribute and share - community and activism through materiality. We took the Race Riot! tour through 12 cities from Sept 24 - Oct 7, 2012.


Oct 7: Death by Audio - Brooklyn (TOUR FINALE)

Oct 6: University of Maryland + Brickhaus - College Park and Baltimore

Oct 5: St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church - Washington, D.C.

Oct 4: University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

Oct 3: Skylab - Columbus

Oct 2: Rachael’s Cafe - Bloomington

Oct 1: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign + UCIMC - Champaign

Sept 30: multikulti - Chicago

Sept 29: University of Michigan + 3rd Death Star - Ann Arbor

Sept 28: The Trumbullplex - Detroit

Sept 27: Ohio University + evening potluck with Cindy Crabb - Athens

Sept 26: Mr. Roboto Project - Pittsburgh

Sept 25: The Wooden Shoe - Philly

Sept 24: 538 Johnson - NYC - Brooklyn





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