October 22, 2012
Award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and author Joel Pickford explores
the cultures and communities of Hmong living in California and in Laos on
October 29. In his presentation based on his book Soul Calling: A
Photographic Journey Through the Hmong Diaspora, he offers a perspective
into the world of a vibrant but little known culture. He portrays a people who
have remained resilient through war, persecution, and adapting to new
Soul Calling is the first photographic book on the
Hmong culture ever published.
Pickford’s presentation, set for 6:30 p.m.
on October 29 in Wyckoff Auditorium, is free and open to the public. This
event is sponsored by Asian
Studies, and the College
of Arts and Sciences Events Committee.
The College of Arts and
Sciences, the largest college in Seattle
University, offers 42 undergraduate majors, 37 minors, and 7 master's degrees.
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