Archipelagic Arts in Times of U.S. Militarism

📣 Please join us for another FREE #manifestdifferently public program

Archipelagic Arts in Times of U.S. Militarism

Thursday | April 18 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM PT
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 300, Room 300 (in the Main Quad)
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

Anita Chang –  Taiwanese American Filmmaker, media artist, writer, scholar, and professor of Communication at Cal State East Bay
Presenting: “Cine-poetics of Archipelagic Relations and Decolonization” with a video screening of What We Never Forget For Peace Here Now

Kyoko Sato – Japan-born scholar teaching and serving as associate director of Stanford University’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society, examining technoscientific governance in Japan and the United States.

Presenting: “Representing, Normalizing, and Erasing Global Hibakusha: The Politics of Nuclear Governance and Manifesting A Different Future”

Dena Montague Environmental Justice Lecturer with the Earth Systems Program at Stanford University

Presenting:  “U.S. Militarism and the Question of Environmental and Climate Justice”

Craig Santos Perez – Chamoru poet, scholar, artist, and faculty in Ethnic Studies at MiraCosta Community College in San Diego, CA.

Presenting: “Poetry Readings From from unincorporated territory [åmot]


Wesley Ueunten – Third-generation Okinawan born and raised in Hawaiʻi, musician, writer, scholar, and professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University.

Presenting: “Diasporic Okinawan Identity within US Global Militarization” with a sanshin performance
With discussion and Q&A afterwards

Co-sponsored by
Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability
Stanford Program in Science, Technology, and Society
Earth Systems Program’s Environmental Justice Working Group

Led by CAMP,  Manifest Differently is a new project developed, curated, and led by Megan Wilson and Kim Shuck with support from independent curator Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, education curator Amy Berk, assistant curator Katayoun Bahrami, and Public Relations/Communications Specialist Veronica Torres. In 2023/24, we are working with 38 diverse, multigenerational visual/media artists and poets to interrogate the history of Manifest Destiny and its legacies of inherited and perpetuated violence, trauma, and addiction. The outgrowth of resistance and resilience – giving fire to movements for social/ culture change. The project is being presented in 2023/24 at Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP)Artists’ Television Access (ATA), Minnesota Street Project, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)Book Castle, the Beat Museum, the San Francisco Public Library, and Stanford University.