International Visit of an Afro-Latino Delegation

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 301

Self-Introduction by Members of the Cultural Heritage of the African Diaspora Delegation
2:00 to 2:10

Introduction of the Session
Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Director of African & African Diaspora Studies, FIU
2:10 to 2:20

Black Social Movements in Latin America: From Monocultural Mestizaje to Multiculturalism
Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier, Associate Professor GSS, Director AADS, FIU
2:20 to 2:35

The Black Modern Subject: Diaspora, Modernity, Foreclosure, and Misrecognition
Dr. Percy C. Hintzen, Professor, Dept. of GSS and AADS, FIU
2:35 to 2:50

Reviving Haitian Civil Society and Re-fashioning Sovereignty and Citizenship: PAPDA Coordinates the Anti-"Occupation" Movement and Envisions an Alternate Modern Nation-State.\ Mamyrah Prosper, PhD Student, Dept. of GSS and AADS, FIU
2:50 to 3:05

Rooting with Reggaeiros : Interrogating the Concept of “Policing” and the Cultural Politics of Afro-Maranhese Identity via Roots Reggae in “Brazil’s Jamaica”, São Luis do Maranhão
Gloria (Gee) Yawson, PhD Student, Dept. of GSS and AADS, FIU
3:05 to 3:20

Haitian Voices in the Dialogues of the Harlem Renaissance
Félix Jean-Louis, MA Student AADS, FIU
3:20 to 3:35

Questions and Answers
3:35 to 4:00

Light Refreshments
4:00 to 5:00pm