Events Archive

February 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

South College E241 UMass Amherst, MA. USA

Sam Tenorio’s Ph.D. is in African-American Studies (Northwestern University, 2018). Their research focuses on the "carceral state as legacy and vestige of slave ship," approaching the study of carceral geography vis-à-vis black protest. They aim to extend the black radical project to think of black anarchism and focus on...Read more

February 15, 2018 - 4:00pm

301 Herter Hall, UMass Amherst, USA

Liron Mor (Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, University of California Irvine). Professor Mor earned her doctorate in Comparative Literature at Cornell University in 2015. Since 2016 she has been teaching at University of California Irvine, where she is completing a book manuscript on literary intercultural exchange in Israel/Palestine....Read more

February 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Forbes Library, Northampton, MA, USA (downstairs community room)

The Accidental Anarchist is a (2017) documentary about the radical-feminist-anarchist democracy formed in Rojava, Syria that is currently under military assault by the Turkish government.Read more

December 13, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Forbes Library, Northampton, MA USA

"The Nuns, the Priests and the Bombs".......a VERY TIMELY FILM!
[More than 25 years after the end of the Cold War, nuclear weapons are once again at the center of world attention.]

Catholic nuns and priests challenge the security and legality of America's nuclear weapons when they...Read more

Timmon Wallis talk - Eliminate nuclear weapons before they eliminate us! Taking local action to support a global treaty

December 5, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

145 Integrated Science Building (ISB), UMass Amherst, USA

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

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) just won the Nobel Peace Prize for getting 122 countries to agree to a new treaty criminalizing the possession of nuclear weapons. With Trump's finger...Read more

December 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Machmer E32 University of Massachusetts

The Center for Latin American, Caibbean and Latino Studies presents a panel of Brazilian Fellows in residence there, who will present their current research. They will close with a small reception at 7pm in CLACLS Lounge, Machmer W31D.

See poster...Read more

John Higginson

December 4, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Integrated Science Building (ISB) Room 145, UMass Amherst, USA

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

John Higginson is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts.  He is also a Research Fellow in the College of Human Sciences and the Department of History at...Read more

November 30, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Commonwealth Honors College Event Hall, Room 160 West, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Come for an exciting lunch panel on the state of racial justice activism since the 2016 Presidential election. This lunch presentation will bring together scholars interested in public engagement to hear from renowned reproductive justice activist and co-founder of SisterSong Loretta Ross...Read more

Enough is Enough Wednesdays

November 29, 2017 - 12:00pm to January 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

Corner of Main & North Pleasant Streets, Amherst, MA . USA

The president and his administration must be held accountable.
Their behavior is immoral and illegal, and is destroying America.
They do not represent us. Silence...Read more

November 22, 2017 - 9:00am to November 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

University of Otago, New Zealand

The Marsden Fund, and The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand present this conference, exploring what a new engagement with pacifism can offer to theories of revolution, practices of resistance, security policy and civilian protection, counterterrorism policy, political philosophy and democratic theory, state-building, peacebuilding, social...Read more