Events at UC Santa Cruz, 2/26 & 2/27

Pacific Islands Research Cluster and Asia Pacific Americas Research Cluster invite you to attend:

“Militarism, Tourism, and Oceanic Voices: Chamoru poet Craig Santos Perez”

Schedule of events:

Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Discussion

Friday, February 26, 2010, 8-9:10 am Thimann Lecture Hall 003

Writing Workshop

Friday, February 26, 2010, 4-6 pm Humanities 1, Room 620

RSVP preferred but not required (to

    Special Event: Poetry Reading and Discussion for APARC 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Spatial Imaginaries and Critical Geographies”
    Saturday, February 27, 2010, 1:15-2:00 pm, Humanities 210


Chamoru poet Craig Santos Perez is co-founder of Achiote Press, and author of all with ocean views (Overhere, 2007) and preterrain (Corollary, 2008). He is also a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley. Reading from his book, from UNINCORPORATED TERRITORY [saina] (Omnidawn, 2010), Perez discusses visual, spatial and narrative strategies in his work that address the Chamoru relationship with Guahan (Guam) and U.S. military and tourist industries.

For details, contact:

These events are co-sponsored by the Center for Cultural Studies, the History of Art and Visual Culture Department, and the Campus Curriculum Initiative through the President’s Task Force on Faculty Diversity.

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