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True Stories of Struggle and Survival: A Reading — M. Evelina Galang at the Miami Book Fair
October 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
M. Evelina Galang’s Lolas’ House tells the stories, in unprecedented detail, of sixteen surviving Filipino “comfort women,” kidnapped by the Imperil Japanese Army during World War II and forced into sexual slavery. In Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory, Elizabeth Rosner depicts the efforts to understand the intergenerational inheritance of trauma, as well as the intricacies of remembrance in the aftermath of atrocity. In A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa.