Contribution (as you or your department can afford)

Radical Americas 2019 Programme

CPE volunteers, Grenada Revolution

UCL Institute of the Americas, 51, Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PN
Friday 13th September

09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-10.50 PANEL ONE: Radical Responses to Environmental Crisis
JARMAN, REBECCA Commemorating Disaster: Fifty years since the Yungay Landslide and the conflicts that have ensued
BAKER, EMILY ‘Nature’, Sovereignty and Eco-Terrorism in Ricardo Piglia’s El camino de Ida and Pola Oloixarac’s Las constelaciones oscuras
Chair TBC
10:50-11:10 Coffee
11:10-12:30 PANEL TWO: Modes of Resistance
KENT, ELIZABETH Title TBC (Gender and Dirty War in Mexico)
McGEOCH, GRAHAM Revolt, Rebellion or Revolution: The Malês radical Islamic uprising in Brazil (1835)
MENDEL, RON The Occupy Movement in the American Radical Tradition
Chair TBC
12:30-12:50 Presentation: 40th Anniversary of the Grenadian Revolution (Steve Cushion)
12:50-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:50 PANEL THREE: Conflict and Oppression
JEGIC, DENIJAL Angry, White, Zionist – The Euro-American Far-Right in Palestine
ROIBAL FERNÁNDEZ, FRANCA Troika of Tyranny: Propaganda and Brainwashing in Today’s World
BRADBURY, PABLO Resistance to Argentine State Terror and the British Left
Chair TBC
14:50-15:10 Coffee
15:10-16:30 PANEL FOUR: Navigating Intermediaries
ROONEY, ISABELLA Gendering the Revolution: Bohemia, Power and Culture in Post-Revolutionary Cuba (1960-85)
WEAVER, ELLEN The Bureau pour le développement des départements d’outre-mer (Bumidom)
MILES, PENNY Sebastián Lelio’s Una Mujer Fantástica: Intimate Citizenship, Trans Activism and the Gender Identity Law in Chile
16:30-16:50 Coffee
16:50-18:10 PANEL FIVE: Radical Identities and Methods
CLAYTON, OWEN Puns, Politics, and Pork Chops: The ‘insignificant magnitude’ of T-Bone Slim
AMARA, SHENEEZ Method: Anti-racist Feminism and Latin American Studies
BICKERS, GEORGE FRANCIS The Oakland Panther’s Performative Occupations as Anti-State Spatial Resistance and (De)Construction
Chair TBC
18:10-18:30 Drinks Break
18:30-20:00 Plenary Panel: Conjunctural Crises and the Left: Drugs, Violence and Racism in the Americas (Participants TBC)
Chaired by William Booth
20:00 Conference Dinner and Drinks

This is a draft programme and is subject to change according to participants’ availability.