Dignity is powerful

So honored/humbled to have my work and the talk I gave at the Search for Meaning Book Festival at Seattle University featured in Ann Hedreen’s blog post/radio commentary. Thank you, Ann!

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rebuilding-home Resistance is “people insisting on their dignity and humanity in the face of those who would strip them of it,” said author and documentary filmmaker Jen Marlowe. She was speaking from the base of a tiered classroom in Seattle University’s Sullivan Hall, which made her appear even shorter than her five feet and one quarter inch. It was 9 am on a Saturday. Her talk was titled “Reflections on Resistance: Palestine, Darfur and the Death Penalty.”

I had arrived a few minutes late, not anticipating the crush of humanity at the check-in table for the Search for Meaning Book Festival, which packs the Seattle University campus with searchmore people than it holds on any other day in the year. Apparently there are many of us in this bookish, broody city who are searching for meaning. SU has responded by bringing to one campus, for one day, a dizzying variety of…

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  1. Doreen Shapiro

    As always, Jen, you make people understand. you open their minds to things they have never thought about. Always proud of you. Doreen

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