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This Friday: De Novo, A Documentary Theater Production
Humanities Institute-The University of Texas at Austin

October, 2015

We are excited to invite you to join us for the performance of the documentary play, De Novo, produced by Houses on the Moon Theater Company. Rendered immigration court transcripts, interviews, and letters, De Novo tells the story of fourteen year old Edgar Chocoy and his legal struggle to stay in the United States.

Photographs by University of Texas School of Journalism professor and Humanities Institute Faculty Fellow Donna DeCesare provide the backdrop for the production. DeCesare, winner of multiple photojournalism awards, has photographed gang members and their families in Central America and in refugees communities in the United States for thirty years.

talkback featuring the play’s creative team and immigrant rights advocates, including Emily Joiner from ProBar Texas, Donna De Cesare, and a speaker who will offer personal testimony about the immigration process follows the performance.

Friday, October 16, 2015 
7 PM

Utopia Theater, University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work 
1925 San Jacinto Blvd.

Parking is available at the San Jacinto Garage, 2401 San Jacinto, and the Speedway Garage, 105 E. 27th Street. There is also street parking alongside Red River and also on Dean Keaton.

De Novo Fliers

Sponsored by the Humanities Institute, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, Texas Law Latin American Studies Initiative, Texas Law William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, Moody College School of Journalism, and the School of Social Work


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