Events Archive

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September 17, 2020 - 7:00pm

Zoom Webinar

UMass SJP wishes you a wonderful start to the fall semester, whatever that may look like for you. Want to learn more about what SJP is and what we do? Well look no further because all are invited to our Welcome Back Night via zoom.

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September 9, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Zoom webinar

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

Please join us in our first Zoom Webinar Featuring:

Melina Abdullah, Black Lives Matter/LA; Professor, Department of Pan-African Studies at California State University L.A.
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September 8, 2020 - 11:00am

Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live

Solidarity 2020 and Beyond will launch a new ongoing webinar series: People Power: COVID 19 and Beyond, co-hosted with Waging Nonviolence. This webinar highlights US/Black Lives Matter, Lebanon, Thailand, Zimbabwe, and hopefully Sudan. Here's a link to an article In Waging Nonviolence about the series. 

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September 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live

Conversations with and between Kali Akuno, Jeff Corntassel, Silvia Federici, and Xochitl Leyva Solano
Moderated by Matt Meyer and Magdalene Moonsamy [TBC]

The conversations across movements that the book series The Movements of Movements promoted, were resumed as a "Movements of Movements Conversation" on July 24, 2020,...Read more

July 30, 2020 - 4:00pm

Zoom webinar

Drs. Nora Madison, CHC Communication, and Mathias Madison-Klang, Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University.

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July 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Zoom webinar

White Supremacy in the Age of Trump with Loretta Ross

This is part of a four week seminar to analyze the historical and current manifestations of the white supremacist movement by examining ideological components, tactics and strategies, and its relationship to mainstream politics. We will also discuss the...Read more
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July 25, 2020 - 11:30am

Zoom webinar

Amidst the massive Black Lives Matter protests and political organizing, the U.S. has been experiencing struggles for dignity and justice at the convergence of a deadly global pandemic. This uprising has not only challenged institutions with calls to defund the police, but also it has changed the

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July 24, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Zoom webinar

A Movements of Movements Conversation

Join Jai Sen, Johanna Fernandez, Gina Vargas, Matt Meyer, Rose Brewer, Ousseina Alidou, John Holloway, Michal Osterweil, Laurence Cox, and other contributors to the Movements of Movements as they reflect on our current political moment. Suren Moodliar, encuentro5, will host the event ...Read more

July 16, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Zoom webinar

Join authors and activist-organizers Kazu Haga (author of Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm) and Chris Moore-Backman (author of The Gandhian Iceberg: A Nonviolent Manifesto for the Age of the Great Turning) as they dialog about the role and relevance of nonviolence in...Read more

July 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to July 10, 2020 - 7:00pm

Remote only

Two cross-disciplinary colloquia run out of Warwick University, UK  (and later on at Monash University, Australia  December 15-16 2020) will explore the genealogy of ideas of freedom, autonomy, liberation and emancipation, current challenges...Read more