All Upcoming Events

October 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:15am

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts Univ., Medford, MA USA

This is the first Fletcher School conference focused on introducing the concept of decolonization to the field of international relations. 

The ongoing movement within academia to “decolonize” course syllabi and content is rooted in the need to introduce non-traditional sources and diverse perspectives. To decolonize is to acknowledge...Read more

 Gaurav J. Pathania

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

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

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 movements and critically examines contemporary student activism around issues of caste, race and regional identity. Along...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

Ynestra King

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

Integrated Science Building Room 145, UMass Amherst, USA

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 Center.

Joanne Sheehan (below) is a Resistance Studies Fellow at The Resistance Studies...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

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

June 8, 2020 - 9:00am to June 11, 2020 - 5:00pm

Gettysburgh College, Pennslyvania, USA

The Consortium of North American Peace Programs (CONAPP) presents the first undergraduate student-centered, peace and justice conference. ...Read more