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Incorrigible: A Film about Velma Demerson

When: Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023, 2:30PM - 4:00PM PST

Building 200, Room 203

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In 1939 Velma Demerson was jailed for falling in love with a Chinese man. Pregnant and without legal counsel, she was sentenced to one year in prison. 60 years later she sued the Ontario government for wrongful incarceration. Director Karin Lee will join for a Q&A following the screening.

Hosted by VIUFA HRISCSociology and Anthropology