Joe Sacco's Paying the Land (2020)

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Please join us for a discussion of Joe Sacco’s latest book of graphic journalism, Paying the Land (2020), about the Dene people in the Northwest Territories in Canada. His previous works include Palestine (1996), Safe Area Goražde (2000), The Fixer (2003), Footnotes in Gaza (2009), and The Great War (2013), and he is the recipient of prizes including the American Book Award, the Eisner Award and the Ridenhour Book Prize.


  • Joe Sacco
  • Hillary Chute (Distinguished Professor of English and Art + Design, Northeastern University, and New York Times Graphic Content Columnist)
  • Paul Andrew (former Dene Chief and CBC broadcaster)
  • Chair: Alice Kelly (RAI)

The panel will discuss the book with the author, followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Open to all!

There is no need to have read the book, but if you would like to buy a copy, we have partnered with Blackwell's Oxford to offer the book at a discounted rate here.

To watch the recording, please click here.