Afro-Latino Festival NYC 2016 Day At The Schomburg In Harlem

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Join the Schomburg Center and the Afr@Latino Project in an enriching daylong event kicking off the 2016 Afro-Latino Festival, highlighted by the Afrolatin@Crowd Wikipedia Edit-a-thon and curated panels, a keynote luncheon, awards presentation, an exclusive film screening screening, a cocktail reception, and musical performances!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

9a-9:15a
 OPENING PLENARY SPEAKER: Ahmed Reid Springer

9:20a -10:25a
 PANEL 1
 Transnational, Migration, Immigration & Human Rights

9:30a-12:30p
 AFROLATIN@ CROWD PART II, PRESENTED BY AFROCROWD.ORG
 Featured speakers: Cassandre Theano, Esq Open Society Foundation, Carl Liscombe, Policy Director, Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), Mirtha Colón, Casa Yurumein. Moderator: Thanu Yakupitiyage, New York Immigration Coalition

10:35a-11:35a
 PANEL 2
 What Does A BlackLatinx Feminism Look Like? Featured speakers: Dash Harris, Director, Negro The Documentary, Uva Coles, VP, Institutional Advancement & Strategic Partnerships at Peirce College, DJ Bembona, Monica Carrillo, founder of LUNDU Peru. Moderator: Lissette Miller, DJ afroluna, One DC Member, Movement for Black Lives

1p-2p
 DOCUMENTARY SCREENING
 Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Radiography

2p -3p
 PANEL 3
 Afrolatin@S, ¡Presente!: Representation And Cultural Heritage Consciousness”
 Director: Bocafloja & Cambiowashere, Producer: Quilomboarte / Sociedad Cimarrona, 2015, 40min + Q&A (15min). Featured speakers: Arianna Curtis, Latino Curator, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, Ruben McCoy, Fareportal, Multicultural Lead/Multichannel Marketing Strategist, Manuel “Chaco” Garcia, Music Producer & Afro-Colombian Music Ethnographer, Geko Jones

3:10p-4:10p
 PANEL 4
 Afro-Colombian Participation in the Colombia Peace Process. Featured speakers: Marino Cordoba, Pres of AfroDes & Intl Coord, Afro-Colombian Peace Council. Moderator: Gimena Sanchez, Senior Policy Director WOLA

4:20p-5:25p
 PANEL 5
 #BlackLivesMatter Beyond Borders: Race, Space & Consciousness in the International Decade of Afrodescendants Part II. Featured speakers: Dr. Arlene Davila, Professor NYU Anthropology, Janvie Comrie, Kleaver Cruz, Writer and Member of poetic duo, “The Delta”, Frank Leon Roberts, NYU Lecturer-Professor. Moderator: Larnies Bowen, NYU MA Candidate

5:30p-5:40p
 Closing Plenary Speaker: Moises Medrano

7p-8p
 AWARD CEREMONY
 Honorees
 Danilo Perez (Grammy Award Winner Latin Jazz Pianist/Composer)
 Moises Medrano (Director of Populations, Ministry of Culture, Colombia)
 Aysha Schomburg (Board Member ,Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Counsel NYC City Council)
 Dr. Arianna Curtis, Latino Curator Smithsonian Anacostia Museum

LIVE PERFORMANCES

8:10p-8:50p Afrodisiaco

9p-9:20p Yurby

9:30p-10p Joshue Ashy and C3 Project

@SchomburgCenter #AfroLatinoFestNYC

For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037, www.schomburgcenter.org