Milwaukee, Sept. 30: After the Earthquake: Haiti and the Failure of International Aid

12:30, Brown Bag Talk by Dr. Mark Schuller, UW-Milwaukee, Cunningham 195
Dr. Schuller is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and NGO Leadership Development at Northern Illinois University and an affiliate at the Faculté d’Ethnologie, l’Université d’État d’Haïti. His research focuses on globalization, NGOs, gender, and disasters in Haiti. He is the author of Killing with Kindness: Haiti, International Aid, and NGOs (Rutgers, 2012) and co-editor of four volumes, including Tectonic Shifts: Haiti Since the Earthquake (Kumarian Press, 2012). http://www.niu.edu/anthro/faculty_staff/faculty/schuller.shtml

4pm, Screening of “Fatal Assistance” at the Oriental Theater, followed by a talk back with Dr. Schuller at the Hotel Foster, 2028 E North Avenue, Milwaukee. / Urban Studies and Africology are community partners with the Milwaukee Film Festival and we are hosting the documentary “Fatal Assistance,” about the failure of international aid to repair Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.  Tickets are $10 at the door. http://mkefilm.org/

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