The Land Beneath Our Feet: A film by Sarita Siegel & Gregg Mitman

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The Land Beneath Our Feet: A film by Sarita Siegel & Gregg Mitman

January 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

| Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) Dark Lab, Room 108
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The IHR Research Cluster on Race, Violence, Inequality, and the Anthropocene presents

The Land Beneath Our Feet: A film by Sarita Siegel & Gregg Mitman

The Land Beneath Our Feet, a film by Sarita Siegel & Gregg Mitmanfollows a young Liberian man, uprooted by war, who returns from the USA with never-before-seen footage of Liberia’s past. The uncovered footage is embraced as a national treasure. Depicting a 1926 corporate land grab, it is also an explosive reminder of eroding land rights. In post-conflict Liberia, individuals and communities are pitted against multinational corporations, the government, and each other in life-threatening disputes over land. What can this ghostly footage offer a nation, as it debates radical land reforms that could empower communities to shape a more diverse, stable, and sustainable future?

The film showing will be followed by a conversation with Gregg Mitman & Donna Haraway.

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For more information, contact: mfernan3@ucsc.edu

Co-sponsored by: Institute for Humanities Research, Institute of the Arts and Sciences, Center for Creative Ecologies, Science and Justice Research Center, and Center for Emerging Worlds

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Reading seminar with Dr. Gregg Mitman

Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record

January 10, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Humanities 1, Room 210

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January 9
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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Race, Violence, Inequality and the Anthropocene Research Cluster
Website:
http://ihr.ucsc.edu/portfolio/race-violence-inequality-and-the-anthropocene/

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Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) Dark Lab, Room 108
Digital Arts Research Center
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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