Wednesday, September 13, 2017,
Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building

Jinyan Zeng, the 2017 Oak Fellow, is a Chinese human rights activist and scholar who uses digital storytelling to expose and oppose political repression. She began her filmmaking career a decade ago while under house arrest in Beijing. In this her first public address to the Maine community, Zeng talks about the power of love and creativity in the daily struggle for liberation. A reception in the Diamond Atrium will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Oak Institute for Human Rights.

Contact: Lindsey Cotter,, 207-859-5304

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