Events Archive

October 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall, UMass Amherst, MA, USA

2018 Feinberg Series Another World Is Possible: Revolutionary Visions, Past and Present

Venezuelan communes are radical experiments in grassroots democracy and economic production that attempt to “concretize utopia.” Atenea Jiménez (Network of Communers, Venezuela) and George Ciccariello-Maher (Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York) will examine the communes’...Read more

October 16, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

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.

Refreshments will be served
Open to all

Kathleen A. Brown-Perez is a faculty member in the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with an appointment in the Anthropology Department....Read more

Movement for  Justice in El Barrio’s Organizing Symposium: Community & Movement Building for Justice

October 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 6:30pm

South Congregational Church 45 Maple St. Springfield, MA 01105

Organizing Symposium free, snacks & lunch provided
Everyone welcome: REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE  BY 10/9/18

Childcare provided if requested with registration

Movement for Justice in El Barrio is an immigrant, women and people of color-led grassroots community organization that fights for dignity and against displacement in East Harlem, NYC.

Movement...Read more

October 12, 2018 (All day)

Bates College, Lewiston, Main, USA

New Scholars Series at Bates College

The Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Bates College presents a day-long symposium showcasing the work of emerging scholars (recent PhD or ABD) from historically underrepresented groups. They define trans studies broadly to include the study of gender normativities and non-conformities....Read more

October 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

Agape Community 2062 Greenwich Rd, Hardwick, MA 01082, USA

Agape’s 36th Anniversary - Annual Saint Francis Day Celebration

Speakers on White Supremacy, Immigration, DACA, deportation, racism calling us to repent and repair.

Keynote Speaker:
Professor John H. Bracey Jr. W.E.B. Du Bois Dept. of Afro-American Studies at the UMass Amherst since 1972. Academic interests include the interactions between Native...Read more

October 5, 2018 - 12:15pm to 7:30pm

University of Massachusetts Special Collections and University Archives, USA

University of Massachusetts Special Collections and University Archives,
The W.E.B. DuBois Center and The Real Cost of Prisons Project

5:00-6:15 PM A Celebration of Tiyo’s Life: Special Collections  
6:15-7:30 PM  Reception at the DuBois Center (one floor down)
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October 5, 2018 - 9:00am to October 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

Cal Poly Pomona, California, USA

Ahimsa Center in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at Cal Poly Pomona is pleased to announce this multidisciplinary conference. The deliberations and dialogues at the conference will have significant implications for enriching the domain of transformative education. The conference timing coincides with the ushering of the 150th...Read more

October 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

2018 Feinberg Series - Another World Is Possible: Revolutionary Visions, Past and Present

An exploration of efforts to create intentional communities based on visions of more just and harmonious social relationships. A panel conversation with Ousmane Power-Greene (Clark University), Lior Libman (Binghamton University), Jasmine Burems (Wildseed Community Farm and...Read more

September 25, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

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.

Refreshments will be served
Open to all

Matt MeyerSenior Research Scholar at the Resistance Studies Initiative, is an internationally recognized author, academic, organizer, and educator who currently serves as National Co-chair of...Read more

September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

FIne Arts Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Rev. Barber is the co-chair of the national Poor People’s Campaign, architect of the Moral Monday Movement, president of Repairers of the Breach, and co-author of The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear. Inaugural James Baldwin Lecture.

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