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Library EventIowa City Book Fest: Kristy Nabhan-Warren

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

10/23/2021 1:00pm 10/23/2021 2:00pm Iowa City Book Fest: Kristy Nabhan-Warren Kristy Nabhan-Warren will discuss her latest book, Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland. Kristy Nabhan-Warren, the V. O. and Elizabeth Kahl Figge Chair of Catholic Studies and a Professor in the Departments of Religious Studies and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies at the UI, spent years interviewing Iowans who work in the meatpacking industry, both native-born residents and recent migrants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Meatpacking America, she digs deep below the stereotype and reveals the grit and grace of a heartland that is a major global hub of migration and food production. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Kristy Nabhan-Warren will discuss her latest book, Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland.

Kristy Nabhan-Warren, the V. O. and Elizabeth Kahl Figge Chair of Catholic Studies and a Professor in the Departments of Religious Studies and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies at the UI, spent years interviewing Iowans who work in the meatpacking industry, both native-born residents and recent migrants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Meatpacking America, she digs deep below the stereotype and reveals the grit and grace of a heartland that is a major global hub of migration and food production.

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This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

Cosponsor Name: John Kenyon

Cosponsor Phone: (319) 356-5245