Fourth Biennial Winter Institute for Black StudiesFebruary 10, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Art Auditorium
The theme of the 2011 Winter Institute, â€œWhen Then Is Now: A Meditation on Social Justice, Activism and Political Change,â€ will be explored through a special screening of the highly acclaimed documentary film, Mountains that Take Wing: Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama, discussions with the filmâ€™s co-directors, CA Griffith and HLT Quan, and UH scholars and community members.
The film covers a 10-year span of conversations between Davis and Kochiyama, icons of great twentieth century social movements who continue to forge change in the twenty-first century. They both exemplify the intertwined African American and Japanese American liberation and civil rights struggles, as well as embody the fight for justice and human rights across ethnic, social, gender, regional and national lines....................
Thursday Feb. 10. 6pm-9pm
Screening and post-screening panel with filmmakers CA Griffith and HLT Quan..................................
Friday Feb. 11. 1:30pm-2:30pm
Workshop and discussion with filmmakers CA Griffith and HLT Quan - â€œDocumentary Filmmaking, Politics and Social Justiceâ€
Winter Institute for Black Studies, UH Manoa Diversity and Equity Initiative, Department of Ethnic Studies, African American Cultural Diversity Center Hawaii, Mānoa Campus
Thursday, February 10
ITS Training: Intermediate Word 2007Mānoa Campus, Keller Hall Room 204
Susan Chandler on a Life of AdvocacyMānoa Campus, 1800 East West Road, Henke Hall 325
Joint Oceanography-IPRC SeminarMānoa Campus, MSB 100
North Korean Film: "Urban Girl Gets Married"Mānoa Campus, Sinclair Library Screening Room #4
Fourth Biennial Winter Institute for Black StudiesMānoa Campus, Art Auditorium