Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series. Saul Landau is journalist, filmmaker, and Professor Emeritus at California State University, Pomona. Author of 14 books and director of over 50 films, Landau is a senior Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and a senior fellow and former director of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Landau co-authored A Bush and Botox World with Gore Vidal. He received an Emmy and the George F. Polk Award for investigative journalism for his film produced with filmmaker Haskell Wexler, Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang; the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Assassination on Embassy Row (with John Dinges) about the murder of Orlando Letelier and their colleague Ronnie Karpen-Moffitt. Recipient of the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award for his life's contribution to human rights, Sal Landau is known for incisive, hard hitting documentaries which challenge dominant narratives and history book history. His latest film Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up, "chronicles half a century of hostile US-Cuba relations" by highlighting "decades of assassinations and sabotage at first backed then ignored by the very government that launched a war against terrorism."
Coordinator and founder of HOPE Congo, Paul Gatanga is joined by Cleophace Mukeba, Activist, speaking on the continuing question fo peace in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Part of 'Congo Week'.
Vermont Ibutwa* Initiative founder and activist Cleophace Mukeba is joined by co-founder Susan Saunders to share the origins of the organization and direction in assisting the needs of the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Find Vermont Ibutwa Initiative on Facebook. (*Ibutwa is Congolese for renaissance)
Part of Burlington College's Institute for Civic Engagement speaker series. As an author and professor John Collins' work focuses on themes of globalization, nationalism, colonialism, violence, memory, political activism, and media criticism. John Collins is professor and chair of global studies at St. Lawrence University in New York. He is the author of Occupied By Memory: The Intifada Generation and The Palestinian State of Emergency and is co-editor, with Ross Glover, of Collateral Language: A User's Guide to America's New War. His articles and reviews have appeared in the Journal of Palestine Studies, Social Text, Globalization, and Middle East Report, among other publications. He holds a Ph.D. in comparative studies in discourse and society from the University of Minnesota, where he was a MacArthur Scholar.
Conversation on Race Now (C.O.R.N.) invites community members in a listening session to the voices of youth. Facilitated by: Dr. Stacey Miller. Students from area high schools/colleges engage in a facilitated dialogue addressing thier experiences in relationship to race intheir lives and our community. More informatoin: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Brookes discusses his Endangered Alphabets project and current effort to preserve indigenous alphabets in Bangladesh.
Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington. Tonight Ron's guests are Karl Lukhaup and Jacob Mushlin, speaking on the upcoming timber frame workshop.
Host Don MacDonald speaks with former UVM baseball coach Jim Carter, former UVM Basebal player Mike Talbot and baseball historian and author Tom Simon, on the status and importance of resurrecting Division I Baseball at the University of Vermont. more information at: www.friendsofuvmbaseball.com
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts orace G. Campbell, Professor, Author and Activist speaking on the life of Bob Marley.
John Varricchione and others from the Vermont Italian Club preview the festivities on October 6th in downtown Burlington commemorating Burlington's Italian heritage and history.
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