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“Águilas” film and discussion

October 14, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

“AGUILAS” FILM AND DISCUSSION WITH FILM CO-DIRECTOR MAITE ZUBIAURRE, UCLA:  At 6:30 p.m. on Zoom

Pre-registration required here: https://wcsu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsde2hqDIpHNUWMqq0Yw1_0c6G61k18Kda
The film is 15 minutes long and may be previewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Kduui1Lag
or here:
www.newyorker.com/culture/the-new-yorker-documentary/the-grim-compassion-of-searching-for-missing-migrants-in-the-desert

 

This event is part of the larger Latinx Speaker Series this fall.

Latinx Speakers Series:

Michael Gonzalez-Cruz from the University of Puerto Rico to talk about Los Macheteros
(Puerto Rican Resistance). Thursday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Zoom. https://www.wcsu.edu/wow/event/puerto-rican-resistance-los-macheteros/ Pre Registration Required here: https://wcsu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdOuuqzkjH9dqksvxbSBJNMIipK0BbSLL

González-Cruz, M. (1998). “The US Invasion of Puerto Rico: Occupation & Resistance to the Colonial Sate, 1898-Present.” Latin American Perspectives, Vol. 25, No. 5 (Sep., 1998), pp. 7-26. https://www.academia.edu/42056448/The_U_S_Invasion_of_Puerto_Rico_Occupation_and_Resistance_to_the_Colonial_State_1898_to_the_Present

González-Cruz, M., with A. Marquez Sola and L. Terando (translators) (2008). “Puerto Rican Revolutionary Nationalism: Filiberto Ojeda Ríos and the Macheteros.” Latin American Perspectives, Vol. 35 No. 6. https://www.academia.edu/38971701/Puerto_Rican_Revolutionary_Nationalism_Filiberto_Ojeda_R%C3%ADos_and_the_Macheteros

Also his 2020 Book: https://www.amazon.com/Militant-Puerto-Ricans-Political-Prisoners/dp/B08F6JZ2QJ/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2O8OZ3S15CAHC&dchild=1&keywords=michael+gonzalez+cruz&qid=1630074882&sprefix=michael+gonzale%2Caps%2C257&sr=8-1

Militant Puerto Ricans: Migrants, Armed Struggle & Political Prisoners: González-Cruz, Michael: 9798671400434: Amazon.com: Books
Militant Puerto Ricans: Migrants, Armed Struggle & Political Prisoners [González-Cruz, Michael] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Militant Puerto Ricans: Migrants, Armed Struggle & Political Prisoners
www.amazon.com

“Águilas” Film and discussion with film co-director Maite Zubiaurre, UCLA. Thursday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom
Pre-registration required here: https://wcsu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsde2hqDIpHNUWMqq0Yw1_0c6G61k18Kda
The film is 15 minutes long and may be previewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Kduui1Lag
https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-new-yorker-documentary/the-grim-compassion-of-searching-for-missing-migrants-in-the-desert

Maria Hinojosa, NPR host of LatinoUSA, will discuss her book: “Once I Was You.” Thursday, Oct. 21, from  6:30 – 8 p.m. on Zoom. Free books available email bandhauerc@wcsu.edu.  Attendees MUST Register in advance: https://wcsu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkfuqgrz4vHN22jo6tUrY6cO3k5FdLOioz

Pedro Rios of AFSC: US/Mexico, Human Rights & Family Values:   Thursday Nov. 4, time not set, but somewhere within 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Zoom. https://www.wcsu.edu/wow/event/the-us-mexico-border-human-rights-and-family-values/ On Zoom: Pre-register here: https://wcsu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctfuCuqz8iH9yLPhHYtFetUM5W15BtFdKV

Here are some of his searing Op-Eds of late:
a. Rios, P. (2019). “For 25 years, Operation Gatekeeper has made life worse for border communities.” The Washington Post. www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/10/01/years-operation-gatekeeper-has-made-life-worse-border-communities/

b. —– (2021). “For Mother’s Day.” San Diego Union Tribune. www.sandiegouniontribune.com/community-voices-project/story/2021-05-07/motherhood-immigration-love-survival

c. —- (2021). “Why the symbolism of the American flag does not align with my families values.” San Diego Union Tribune. www.sandiegouniontribune.com/community-voices-project/story/2021-07-01/opinion-symbolism-of-the-american-flag-resistance

Other

Audience
WCSU students, WCSU resident students, WCSU alumni, WCSU faculty, WCSU staff, CSCU community (affiliated with a CT state university or community college), Open to the public
Your Name
Carina Bandhauer
Email
bandhauerc@wcsu.edu