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Landfall Discussion Series: Puerto Rico as a Handbook for Our Times

Thu, May 13th, 2021
5:00 pm
- 6:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 27th, 2021

Landfall Discussion Series: Puerto Rico as a Handbook for Our Times

LANDFALL: Puerto Rico as a Handbook for our Times
When the World Falls Apart, Who do We Become?

Organized by Professor Cecilia Aldarondo, Department of Art and Art History

VIRTUAL SERIES + SNEAK PREVIEW
FREE and Open to the Public, con interpretación en Español 

Register at www.landfallfilm.com/series

Please join us for a seven-week series of dynamic online discussions accompanying the award-winning documentary LANDFALL, highlighting Puerto Rico’s colonial status and leadership in mutual aid and community-based recovery post-Hurricane María. We will connect global grassroots efforts spanning LANDFALL’s themes of climate justice, sovereignty, disaster capitalism, and popular resistance, PLUS a sneak preview of the film and community care rooms for viewers to process the film experience.

Once you register for a panel, you’ll receive the Zoom webinar information to join, plus a private time-limited link to view the film.

Week 1: A Crash Course in Boricua Mutual Aid

  • Panelists:
    • Vianca Lugo, New York Boricua Resistance 
    • Charito Morales, Philly Boricuas 
    • Aixa Gannon, Bay Area Alliance for a Sustainable Puerto Rico  
    • Stephanie Nieves Ríos, La Olla Común 
  • Moderator: Molly Crabapple, Journalist & Artist 

Week 2: Decolonial Case Study: Puerto Rico, Palestine & Hawai’i

  • Panelists:
    • Lorraine Liriano, A Call to Action on Puerto Rico 
    • Sumaya Awad, The Adalah Justice Project 
    • Jessica Ramirez, Nia Tero 
    • Dr. Craig Santos Perez from University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
  • Moderator: Sara Awartani, Harvard University 

Week 3: Food, Land & Liberation 

  • Panelists:
    • Gabriela Alvarez-Martinez, Soul Fire Farm & Liberation Cuisine 
    • Karen Washington, Rise & Root Farm
    • Elda Guadalupe, La Colmena Cimarrona
  • Moderator: Cecilia Aldarondo, director of LANDFALL 

Week 4: LANDFALL Sneak Preview & Community Care Rooms (English and Spanish)

Week 5: Mortgaged Futures: Debt and Disaster Capitalism

  • Panelists
    • Natalia Renta, Center for Popular Democracy 
    •  Justin Maldonado, #CanceltheDebt Campaign
    • Jason Wozniak, The Debt Collective
    • Edil Sepúlveda, Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora 
  • Moderator: Dr. Tao Leigh Goffe, Cornell University  

Week 6: Cuir & Transfeminist Utopias

  • Panelists
    • Luz Cruz, Cuir Kitchen Brigade
    • Josa Eve Alvarez, QLatinx
    • Jesse Pratt López, Trans Housing Coalition
    • xime izquierdo ugaz, BODYHACK
    • Lú Rivera Vázquez, La Sombrilla Cuir
  • Moderator: Denice Frohman, Poet, Performer & Educator 

Week 7: Whose Paradise? A Puerto Rico for Puerto Ricans

  • Panelists
    • María J. Torres-López from Diáspora en Resistencia
    • Nicole Hernández from Puerto Ricans in Action
    • Rosa Clemente from PR on the Map
    • Maisha Morales from siemPResente
  • Moderator: Dr. Marisol LeBrón, University of Texas-Austin 

 

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https://www.landfallfilm.com/series
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