FSU to host Amazon Week

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Winthrop-King Institute present “Amazon Week,” designed to introduce students and scholars to a variety of ways of thinking about the Amazon, presented by experts and activists who work in language, literature and the sciences. The week kicks off with a screening of “Beyond Fordlandia,” an environmental account of Henry Ford’s Amazon experience, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Student Life Cinema. All events are free and open to the public.

AMAZON WEEK – February 17-20, 2019
All events are free and open to the public

Sunday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Student Life Cinema
“Beyond Fordlandia” Film Screening and Discussion with Director Marcos Colón

Monday, Feb. 18, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Diffenbaugh 009
Undergraduate Research Presentations.

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3:35 p.m., RBB 0332
“Bye Bye Brazil” – (Film Screening)

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3 p.m. , Bradley Reading Room, Strozier Library
“Extractivism as Slow Violence against Amazonian Fish Species” – Diego Mejía

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m., Bradley Reading Room, Strozier Library
Amazon Mingle Closing Event