READING RIZAL: Part 1
conceived by Ninotchka Rosca | cosponsored by Kundiman | August 16
An exploration of the seminal novel NOLI ME TANGERE by Jose Rizal
panels and performance featuring Gina Apostol, Luis Francia, Ralph Pena, Edwin Ramoran, Ninotchka Rosca and more.
co sponsored by KUNDIMAN
community partner Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU
Fordham University Law School, Bateman Room
150 West 62nd Street (between Columbus & Amsterdam)
Panel: What the Noli Tells Us
A panel discussion looking at the impact of Noli Me Tangere today on politics, activism, music and more. Featuring presentations by Gina Apostol, Luis Francia, Emil McGloin, Ninotchka Rosca and more.
Presentation: The Dinner Party
A dramatic presentation of the first three chapters of Noli Me Tangere directed by Ralph Pena. [Cast details to come].
Roundtable: “Knowledge maketh a bloody entrance”: An Intersection of Visual Art and Literature | Luna and Rizal.
This round table discussion will explore how the major painting Spoliarium by Juan Luna influenced Jose Rizal’s writing of Noli Me Tangere. This is an opportunity to introduce the painting as an important Philippine cultural treasure and present the forthcoming exhibition Spoliarium being organized by the Filipino American Museum. Panelists include discussant/presenter Edwin Ramoran, curator, and NYC-based artists Maia Cruz Palileo, Rico J. Reyes, Jaret Vadera and Aldrin Valdez.