‘Ghosts, Monsters and Magic Realism’
Hopping vampires! Full-moon werewolves! Walking dead!
‘Ghosts, Monsters and Magic Realism’, a performance from award winning storyteller Ka Vang, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at Appleby Hall room 41, 128 Pleasant St. NE, Minneapolis.
Is there an epic ghost story in your family? Is there a monster that only exist in your culture? How do ghosts and monsters inform our fears and values? Bring your lunch and come share a personal ghost story and listen to the ghost stories of others. This event is free and open to everyone.
Ka Vang is a Hmong American writer born on a CIA military base, Long Cheng, Laos at the end of the Vietnam War, and immigrated to America in 1980. A fiction writer, poet, playwright and former journalist, Vang has devoted much of her professional life to capturing Hmong folktales on paper. She is a recipient of the Archibald Bush Artist Fellowship and several other artistic and leadership awards.
The event is co-sponsored by the Asian American Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota and the Women’s Center, Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence.