Announcement Special Events

Caribbean Diaspora Film Series

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 ( 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 ( He is also the former Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services, University of the West Indies, Barbados.

More About the Series

SUNY Caribbean Diaspora Film Series Poster


Established in March 2015, Project MyStory is a community building effort to help students better acclimate to UAlbany and to work more effectively toward their goals. We began in UAlbany’s Academic Support Center (ASC), where you will see many of the posters featured above. We are now co-housed in ASC and in the Center for International Education and Global Strategy (CIEGS).

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