Juan C. Dávila: Puerto Rico: Colonialism and Resistance, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6:00-7:30pm, Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (705 Front St., Santa Cruz)

November 05, 2017

By , LALS PhD Student, Documentary Filmmaker & Video Journalist 

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Learn about the relationship between the U.S. and Puerto Rico and responses to Hurricane Maria with Juan Carlos Dávila, a journalist and graduate student in Latin American and Latino Studies. This multimedia presentation and discussion will get you thinking about the role of activists and alternative recovery efforts in moving a community forward when it's neglected by the government.

This event costs $10 (includes admission to the museum), and is FREE for Members.

Register here. 

Made possible in part by Nordic Naturals and MAH Members.


davila headshot Juan C. Dávila is a journalist, documentary filmmaker and PhD student of Latin American and Latino Studies at University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). His work focuses on environmentalism, social movements and globalization. He has directed two feature documentary films: Compañeros de lucha (2012) and Vieques: una batalla inconclusa (2016). Dávila currently works as a correspondent for Democracy Now!

He holds a Bachelor in Arts of Communication from Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in Puerto Rico (2011) and a Master of Arts in Social Documentation from the UCSC (2015).