ReVista Launch: The Future of the Amazon, Lessons From the Past

Date: 

Monday, October 5, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speakers: Felipe Milanez, Associate Professor at the Institute for Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; Bret Gustafson, Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis; Isabelle Foster, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Paraguay; Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University; Patricia Vieira, Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University; Daniel Alejandro Martínez, student, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Ted Macdonald, Lecturer, Harvard Social Studies; Javier Uriarte, Associate Professor, Stonybrook University; Megan Monteleone, Associate in the Americas Division at Human Rights Watch; Fabiano Maisonnaive, reporter, Folha de S. Paulo, San Paulo, Brazil, former Nieman Fellow; Jamille Pinheiro Dias, Researcher, University of Manchester, England; Mary Jo McConahay, book author, the Tango War; filmmaker, Discovering Dominga; Robin M. Wright, Associate Professor of Religion and Director of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program at the University of Florida; Wade Davis, book author, Canada; Ana Laura Malmaceda, PhD student in Romance Languages at Harvard University; Sadie L. Weber, Lecturer, Harvard Department of Anthropology; Vinicius de Aguiar Furuie, Post Doctoral fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment; Amanda M. Smith, Assistant Professor of Latin American literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz; Marina Bedran, Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Johns Hopkins University; Marcos Colón, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University; Andreia Duarte, PhD student, University of São Paulo; Marília Librandi, acting director of the Portuguese Language Program in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University
Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Co-Director of the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative, Affiliated Professor in Urban Planning and Design at the Graduate School of Design

This ReVista launch of the Spring/Summer Amazon issue in a completely redesigned format brings together the authors of the issue in forum format, looking at issues in the Amazon from the perspectives of Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay.