pixel
Beyond the Fence-logo

Beyond the Fence

28 Favorites

More Information

Location:

Hagåtña, Guam

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 257 “The Tip of the Spear or the Tip of a Nuclear Bomb? A Forum on Nuclear Issues on Guam”

5/1/2017
More
Ep. 257 “The Tip of the Spear or the Tip of a Nuclear Bomb? A Forum on Nuclear Issues on Guam” (hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames and produced by Alan Grossman with assistance from Tom Maxedon and Manny Cruz) was recorded 2/16/17 and airs 4/7/17. This episode provides coverage of the public forum held February 16 at the University of Guam entitled “Tip of the Spear? Or Tip of a Nuclear Bomb?”. Guam has long been referred to as the ‘Tip of America’s Spear’ as its position on the edge of Asia...

Duration: 01:00:59


Ep. 253 “Lina’la, i Hanom (Water is Life): Guåhan Stands with Standing Rock”

12/16/2016
More
Ep. 253 “Lina’la, i Hanom (Water is Life): Guåhan Stands with Standing Rock” (hosted by Moñeka De Oro and produced by Tom Maxedon) airs 12/16/16. In solidarity with the ‘water protectors’ of Standing Rock in North Dakota, a women-led group of concerned Guåhan citizens is hosting a series of Lina’la, i Hanom (Water is Life) local fundraising events this month. A community wave was held December 9 at Kepuha Loop in Hagatna followed the next morning with a prayer ceremony at the Guam...

Duration: 00:29:49


Ep. 251 “From New Caledonia to Guahan: Status Updates on the Decolonization Process”

10/23/2016
More
Ep. 251 “From New Caledonia to Guahan: Status Updates on the Decolonization Process” (hosted by Dr. Lisa Linda Natividad and produced by Tom Maxedon) was recorded 9/1/16 and airs 10/21/16. This episode features coverage of the September 1 community forum entitled “From New Caledonia to Guahan: Status Updates on the Decolonization Process” held at the University of Guam. This event was sponsored by the Division of Social Work and featured two presenters:

Duration: 00:58:54


Ep. 247 “The PROMESA and the Colonial Crisis in Puerto Rico”

7/17/2016
More
Ep. 247 “The PROMESA and the Colonial Crisis in Puerto Rico” (hosted by Dr. Michael Lujan Bevacqua and produced by Tom Maxedon with assistance from Alan Grossman) was recorded 6/2/16 in Managua, Nicaragua and airs 7/1/16. This episode features an in-person interview with Wilma E. Reverón-Collazo, an internationally recognized human rights activist and attorney practicing employment, civil rights, and family law in Puerto Rico. In recent weeks the news of an economic crisis in Puerto...

Duration: 00:51:04


Ep. 242 “Motherhood and Activism through Publication”

5/24/2016
More
Ep. 242 “Motherhood and Activism through Publication” (hosted by Desiree Taimanglo Ventura and produced by Tom Maxedon with assistance from Alan Grossman) was recorded 4/29/16 and airs 5/6/16. In celebration of Mother’s Day (May , this episode features conversations with three creative Chamoru mothers who seek to preserve their indigenous language and culture through education, community action, and publication. They discuss the challenges of balancing motherhood and activism, their...

Duration: 00:59:35


Ep. 241 “Environmental Leadership and Island Sustainability in Micronesia”

5/24/2016
More
Ep. 241 “Environmental Leadership and Island Sustainability in Micronesia” (hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames and produced by Tom Maxedon with assistance from Alan Grossman) airs 4/22/16. In recognition of Earth Day (April 22), this episode features three leaders in Micronesia who are widely recognized for their commitment to protection of the environment which is essential to the sustainability of our islands and of the cultural identities of our diverse indigenous peoples. Program guest in the...

Duration: 00:59:02


Ep. 240 “WWAD (What Would Anghet Do?): Lessons from the Writings and Activism of Angel Santos”

4/6/2016
More
Ep. 240 “WWAD (What Would Anghet Do?): Lessons from the Writings and Activism of Angel Santos” (hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames and produced by Tom Maxedon with assistance from Alan Grossman) airs 4/1/16. On March 30, 2015, the Latte Stone Park in Hagåtña was officially renamed the Angel Leon Guerrero Santos Memorial Park to honor of the U.S. Air Force veteran, three-term senator, Democrat gubernatorial candidate in the 1998 election, and firstMaga’lahiofNasion Chamoru,who became an icon of...

Duration: 00:56:17


Ep. 234 “Power, Social Media, Chamorro Identity and Cyberactivism”

2/3/2016
More
Ep. 234 “Power, Social Media, Chamorro Identity and Cyberactivism” (hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames and produced by Dance Aoki with assistance from Alan Grossman) airs 1/22/16. This day is the sixth anniversary of Beyond the Fence. This episode features individual interviews with Manuel L. Cruz III, Cara Flores-Mays and Moñeka de Oro. While an undergraduate at the University of Guam,Manuel L. Cruz III, authored a research paper entitled, “I A’adahi:An Analysis of Chamorro Cyberactivism”, which...

Duration: 00:57:24


Ep. 232 “Base Nation - How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World”

2/3/2016
More
Ep. 232 “Base Nation - How U.S.Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World”(hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames and produced by Dance Aoki with assistance from Alan Grossman) was recorded 1/4/16 and airs 1/8/16. ) Program guest is Dr. David Vine, associate professor of anthropology at American University of Washington, D.C. Professor Vine first appeared on Beyond the Fence in 2011 (Ep. 86, 9/23/11) to discuss his book Island of Shame: The Secret History of the Military Base in Diego Garcia...

Duration: 00:57:36


Ep. 94 “Native Narratives: Chamoru Women Reflect on Thanksgiving”

12/2/2015
More
Ep. 94 “Native Narratives: Chamoru Women Reflect on Thanksgiving” (hosted by Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero and produced by Lydia Taleu) first aired 11/25/11 and will be re-broadcast 11/27/15 (with assistance from Dance Aoki and Alan Grossman) Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving on Guam, an island that is oceans away from Plymouth Rock? Why do our native Chamorus, who share many of the same struggles that Native Americans face, honor this holiday? As an unincorporated U.S. Territory, the people...

Duration: 00:59:08


Ep. 226 “The Decolonization of Guahån: What Happens to a Dream Deferred?”

11/9/2015
More
Ep. 226 “The Decolonization of Guahån: What Happens to a Dream Deferred?” (hosted and produced by Dance Aoki with production assistance of Vivian Dames, Alan Grossman, Angel Petros, and Robert Wang) was recorded 10/29/15 at the University of Guam and airs 11/6/15. Earlier this year Guam Governor Eddie Calvo, also chair of the Commission on Self-Determination, announced plans to launch an educational outreach campaign in preparation for a plebiscite to determine the island’s future...

Duration: 01:50:13


Ep. 225 “Ti Tano-mu este. Tano-mami (This is not your island. This is my island)

11/6/2015
More
Ep. 225 “Ti Tano-mu este.Tano-mami(This is not your island. This is my island): Voices from the CNMI on the Militarization of Pagan and Tinian” (hosted by Moñeka De Oro and produced by Dance Aoki with assistance of Vivian Dames, Alan Grossman, and Robert Wang) airs 10/30/15. Testimonies featured in this episode were recorded by Leonard Leon between April 28-May 1, 2015 in Tinian and Saipan. In support of the rebalancing of military forces in the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. military is...

Duration: 01:04:18


Ep. 224 “Celebrating Guam’s LGBT History”

11/5/2015
More
Ep. 224 “Celebrating Guam’s LGBT History” (hosted by Leiana S.A. Naholowa’a with production assistance by Dance Aoki, Vivian Dames and Alan Grossman) airs 10/23/15. October is national LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender) History Month, and 2015 has been a year of significant civil rights victories for Guam and the United States. With the federal court ruling that struck down the prohibition of same-sex marriage in Guam on June 5, and the U. S. Supreme Court ruling inObergefell v....

Duration: 01:00:56


Ep. 222 “A Chamorro for All Seasons: Tribute to Jose M. Torres”

10/11/2015
More
Ep. 222 “A Chamorro for All Seasons: Tribute to Jose M. Torres” (hosted by Dr. Michael Lujan Bevacqua with production assistance by Dance Aoki and Alan Grossman) airs 10/9/15.On July 21st, 1944 American forces were hitting the sands of Guam with the intent of retaking the island from the Japanese. At the same time the people of the southern village of Malesso’ (Merizo) were reeling from two massacres of their people [...]

Duration: 01:05:16


Ep. 198 “USP4GG Global Protest Against China’s Claims in the West Philippin

6/16/2015
More
Ep. 198 “USP4GG Global Protest Against China’s Claims in the West Philippine (South China) Sea” (hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames with production assistance of Marlon Molinos and Alan Grossman) first aired 8/29/14 and re-broadcast 6/12/15 (with assistance of Robert Wang). On July 24, 2014, Filipinos around the world were called to stage protests in front of China Embassies and other peaceful rallies to support the Philippine government’s position against China’s aggressive territorial and...

Duration: 00:58:40


Ep. 147 “The First Guam Visit of the Japan Mothers’ Congress” (Rebroadcast)

5/11/2015
More
Ep. 147 “The First Guam Visit of the Japan Mothers’ Congress” Ep. 147 “The First Guam Visit of the Japan Mothers’ Congress” (co-hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames and Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero with production assis [...]

Duration: 00:59:05


Ep. 138 “The Military Buildup and Strategies for Development in Tinian, CNM

5/3/2015
More
Ep. 138 “The Military Buildup and Strategies for Development in Tinian, CNMI” (hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames and co-produced by Daisy Demapan and Joy White) first aired 12/28/12 and re-broadcast 5/1/15 (with assistance of Alan Grossman). Tinian is the second most populated of the three main islands which constitute the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI). It has a population of about 3,200 and a land area of 39 square miles, two thirds of which is controlled by the US...

Duration: 00:56:34


Ep. 220 “Tinian Mayor Concerned About US Military Plans for His Island”

4/26/2015
More
Ep. 220 “Tinian Mayor Concerned About US Military Plans for His Island” (hosted by Dr. Michael Lujan Bevacqua and produced by Alan Grossman) was recorded 4/10/15 and airs 4/24/15. On April 4, 2015 the Marine Forces of the Pacific released their plans for creating new training and live firing ranges and areas on the islands of Tinian and Pagan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). These plan [...]

Duration: 00:58:56


Ep. 219 “Historic Community Trauma and the Chamorro Soul Wound”

4/20/2015
More
Ep. 219 “Historic Community Trauma and the Chamorro Soul Wound” (hosted by Dr. Vivian Dames with co-producers Alan Grossman and Samantha Marquez- Dauglash ) airs 4/10/15. This is the third episode featuring presentati [...]

Duration: 01:06:30


Ep. 218 “Voices of Decolonization”

4/14/2015
More
Ep. 218 “Voices of Decolonization: A UOG Political Status Debate” (hosted by Dr. Michael Lujan Bevacqua with producer Alan Grossman) was recorded 1/16/15 at the University of Guam and airs 4/3/15. Guam is one of 17 non-self-governing territories recognized by the United Nations as needing decolonization. Chamorros have been pushing for this for several decades but momentum on the issue has built and waned over time. There has been a resurgence of interest since the start of 2015 as both...

Duration: 00:59:07

See More