Caribbean Diaspora Film Series
Monday, October 28 at 4:30 pm
Standish Room, Science Library, 3rd Floor
Open to the Public
You are invited to a special film screening of Forward Home: The Power of the Caribbean in the Diaspora. This is a documentary film, shot in 9 countries, revealing the economic power of the people of the Caribbean Diaspora living in global cities and the significance of their contribution to their homeland as travelers and entrepreneurs. After the screening, there will be a moderated discussion with, executive producer, Dr. Keith Nurse, followed by a reception sponsored by the UAlbany University Auxiliary Services.
This screening is sponsored by the University at Albany Center for International Education and Global Strategy, SUNY Global, SUNY New Paltz, and the University of the West Indies.
Dr. Nurse is Senior Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies and the WTO Chair at the University of the West Indies (http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/devel_e/train_e/chairs_prog_e.htm). He was recently appointed as an expert member of the UN Committee for Development Policy. He is the former Executive Director of the UWI Consulting Inc (www.uwiconsulting.com). He is also the former Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services, University of the West Indies, Barbados.
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