Events Archive

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December 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Campus Center 904, UMass Amherst, MA, USA

Nyima Lhamo, a human rights defender from Tibet. will be sharing her story. From as early as the age of 12, Nyima Lhamo has been a courageous advocate for Tibetans inside Tibet. After the passing of her late uncle, Tibetan religious leader Tenzin...Read more

December 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Amherst Books 8 Main Street Amherst, MA, USA

Join Dr. Stellan Vinthagen in celebrating his new book published by Routledge: Conceptualizing ‘Everyday Resistance’ A Transdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

Dr. Vinthagen will give a brief talk and have time for discussion.

Everyday resistance is about the many ways people undermine power and domination through...Read more

December 9, 2019 - 5:00pm

W.E.B. Du Bois Library, room 2601, UMass Amherst, MA, USA

Prof. Ângela Figueiredo is Associate Professor of Social Sciences at University of Recôncavo da Bahia (Brazil). Coordinator of the Angela Davis Collective and of the Escola Internacional Feminista Negra Decolonial (International Black Decolonial Feminist School).

Sponsored by the W.E.B. Du Bois Center, the Department of Languages, Literatures and...Read more
Mandy Carter

December 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Integrated Science Building Room 145, UMass Amherst, USA

Mandy Carter is a Resistance Studies Fellow at the Resistance Studies Initiative at UMass Amherst, and a southern black lesbian activist with a 52-year movement history of social, racial, and LGBTQ+ justice organizing since 1967. Raised in two orphanages and a foster home as a ward of state  of New York, Ms. Carter attributes the...Read more

November 18, 2019 - 6:00pm

Springfield Symphony Hall, Springfield, MA . USA

Jodi Kantor is one of the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment and abuse for The New York Times.

Kantor will share their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement and will take us for the first time into the very...Read more

Criminalizing Dissent: The Attack on BDS and Pro-Palestinian Speech

November 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

Fine Arts Center, UMass Amherst, USA

Save the date for this high-powered panel on mounting efforts by U.S. political leaders, right-wing pro-Israel lobbying groups, and college and university administrators to silence pro-Palestinian speech on American campuses and criminalize supporters of BDS, a nonviolent movement that aims to hold Israel accountable for its violations of Palestinian...Read more

November 6, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Fine Arts Center, UMass Amherst, USA

Bread and Puppet is a world renowned  anti-capitalist theater company that has peformed with their signature  puppets for over 50 years. It is one of the oldest street and protest theater companies in the world. The troupe will perform: The Essential Furthermore. 

The show draws on the peasant  rebellions...Read more

Ynestra King

November 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Integrated Science Building Room 145, UMass Amherst, USA

THE EVENT IS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series: 
Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues.


Ynestra King (aboveis a Research Associate at The Five College Womens Studies Research...Read more

November 1, 2019 - 9:00am to November 3, 2019 - 5:00pm

Rowe Center, Rowe, MA USA

Frances and Adam invite you to turn your fear into power as you work with others who share your passion for finding solutions to our current crises.

“It’s not the magnitude of a challenge that crushes the human spirit. It’s feeling powerless that does you in. Today, Americans...Read more

 Gaurav J. Pathania

October 31, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall East, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series: 
Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues.

Gaurav J. Pathania is a sociologist of higher education and his area of specialization includes identity movement and student politics. His current research projects applies insights from cultural sociology to understand social...Read more

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