1:00-3:00 PM Room LLC 116
Greetings: Celia S.Lichtman, Ph.D. Chair
Film screening Commentator: Dr. Steve Coupeau
- Black Sugar: The National Film Board of Canada and The Indiana Universiy
- BBC Documentary: The situation of the Haitian migrant workers in the sugar cane plantations.
- Birth Right Crisis Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees.
- Expelled Columbia University Human Rights Clinic and the National Council for Haitian Rights.
- Jerry Philogene speak to Edwidge Danticat about the 1937, 30'000 Haitian migrant workers massacre, A Paper Tiger Production.
3:00-5:45 PM Room LLC 116
Panel Discussion Moderator: Mario Pierre
- The Case of the Haitian Worker: Lionel Legros The Haitian Information and Documentation Center.
- Decree of the O.E.A International Court on Human Rights violations.
- Keynote Speaker: Sonia Pierre Mudha (the Movement of Haitian-Dominican Women).
- The Diaspora and Approaches to a Resolution: Attorney Julissa Reynoso.
- Racism as a tool of exploitation of Haitians in the Dominican Republic.
Dr. Wilson Spencer, Human Rights Activist
6:00-9:00 PM Triangle Theater
Cultural performance and reception (Bonga and Voodoo Drums of Haiti)
Contact: Prof. Nicole Falade: (718)-488-1252
The Haitian Student Association: (718)-488-1594
Haitian information center: (718)-284-0889
Students may register for a one credit course Spanish 215 or French 215
Sponsored by: the Haitian Student Association in collaboration with the Foreign Languages&Literature Department , the Haitian Information and Documentation Center and the Haiti 2004 Initiative.
Co-Sponsors: Latin American & Caribbean Studies Program, Political Sciences, Music, Social Work,Theater and Media Arts Departments.
Special Thanks to: the Office of the Provost, the Dean of Conolly College, Dean Walker ,S.G.A and The Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees.
This event is free and open to the public