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READING RIZAL: An Exploration of the Seminal Novel Noli Me Tángere by José Rizal

Organizer: Filipino American Museum
Venue: Fordham University Law School
Address:
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Add to Calendar 08/16/2015 01:00 PM 08/16/2015 06:30 PM America/New_York READING RIZAL: An Exploration of the Seminal Novel Noli Me Tángere by José Rizal More detail: http://apa.nyu.edu/event/reading-rizal-an-exploration-of-the-seminal-novel-noli-me-tangere-by-jose-rizal/ Fordham University Law School, New York, NY, 10023

Presented by FAM (Filipino American Museum): an exploration of the seminal novel, Noli Me Tángere by José Rizal. Co-sponsored by KUNDIMAN.
Community Partner: Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

at Fordham University Law School, Bateman Room
150 West 62nd Street (between Columbus & Amsterdam)

Panel times subject to change. Updates will be posted on the Facebook event page.

TICKETS

1-3PM
Panel: What the Noli Tells Us
A panel discussion looking at the impact of Noli Me Tángere today on politics, activism, music, and more. Featuring presentations by Gina Apostol, Luis Francia, Emil McGloin, Ninotchka Rosca, and more.

3:30-4:30PM
Presentation: The Dinner Party
A dramatic presentation of the first three chapters of Noli Me Tángere directed by Ralph Peña. [Cast details forthcoming].

5:30-6:30PM
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 José Rizal’s writing of Noli Me Tángere. 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.