Mar 16, 2008

Authors, "Border Echoes" film take up femicides


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Three women's bodies were among the 36 bodies unearthed from clandestine graves in Juarez. (Photo by PGR.)






Events this week


March 18



- Stella Pope Duarte, Arizona author of the recently published novel "If I Die in Juárez.,"
1-3 p.m., reception and book signing, El Paso Community College Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter, Student Union bookstore.



- Pope Duarte, 7 p.m. reading performance at the YWCA Transitional Living Center.



March 19


- Stella Pope Duarte, noon - 2 p.m., reception and book signing, El Paso Community College Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter, Student Union bookstore.

- "Border Echoes/Ecos de Una Frontera," documentary at 5:30 p.m., about the Juarez women's murders, produced by Lorena Mendez-Quiroga, based on author-journalist Diana Washington Valdez's investigation; Little Temple, 906 N. El Paso at the EPCC Rio Grande Campus.

- Panel at 7:30 p.m., with Diana Washington Valdez, author of "The Killing Fields: Harvest of Women," and Stella Pope Duarte, author of the novel "If I die in Juarez," 906 N. El Paso.


- "Decision Point" 7:30 p.m. talk program on KSCE TV (Channel 38/Cable 16) with Pastors Michael and Mrs. Moore concerning the Juarez killing fields; guest tonight is author Diana Washington Valdez.

(Compiled by Kelly McKenzie)