DR. CRAIG SANTOS PEREZ: Home, an Archipelago of Belonging; Ocean Navigating; & the Last Safe Habitat
Video with Craig Santos Perez on Friday 13th January 2023
In this conversation with advaya, Craig Santos Perez discusses archipelagic poetics and thinking, the history and politics and culture of Guam, homemaking and homebuilding as a diasporic individual, the ocean as metaphor, and archipelagic kin-making. Craig speaks to us with and from his background as a migratory, global islander, an indigenous Chamoru (Chamorro) from the Pacific Island of Guåhan (Guam), as a poet, environmentalist, political activist, and a father.
This conversation was held ahead of advaya’s upcoming course KINSHIP, of which Craig is a teacher. Find out more and register for the multi-teacher, six-week course starting 31st January 2023, here https://www.kinship-course.com/
Craig Santos Perez #
Craig is an indigenous Chamoru (Chamorro) from the Pacific Island of Guåhan (Guam). He is a poet, scholar, editor, publisher, essayist, critic, book reviewer, artist, environmentalist, and political activist.