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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.