Words in Exile


Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography

Host department:

Graphic Design
Nik Hafermaas, Chair

Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography
Gloria Kondrup, Executive Director

DM department:

Mariana Amatullo, Vice President and Cofounder
Jennifer May, Director
Susannah Ramshaw, Associate Director
Garret Scullin, Coordinator
Steven Butler, Media Manager
Brenda Rees, Case Study Writer
Lucia Loiso, Case Study Photographer


Margaret Jensen, Graphic Design
Seth Drenner, Graphic Design

Guest speakers:

Martin Zogg, Executive Director of the International Rescue Committee
Kerry Khan, Casework Supervisor with the American Red Cross Restoring Family Links initiative
Elena Dorfman, artist/photographer from UNHCR (United National High Commissioner for Refugees)


Sherlan Abesamis, Graphic Design
Christopher Brackett, Graphic Design
Yasamin Boromand, Illustration
Jack Burnside, Graphic Design
Dun Chen, Graphic Design
Justin Chen, Graphic Design
Lulubi Garcia, Graphic Design
Minji Gim, Interaction Design
Garrett Griebel, Graphic Design
Chufan Huang, Graphic Design
Jueng Eun Hwang, Graphic Design
Da Won Kang, Graphic Design
Paul Knipper, Graphic Design
Jianzhen Qiao, Graphic Design
Joanna Ramos, Fine Art
Jinyuan Sha, Graphic Design
Jianchen Wei, Graphic Design
Mikiko Yamabayashi, Graphic Design

Teaching assistants:

Zimo Brian Jin
Joshue Molina