Events Archive

Nusrat S. Chowdhury talk - Paradoxes of the Popular: Crowds and the Ambivalence of Resistance in Bangladesh

October 30, 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

Nusrat S. Chowdhury is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College. She teaches and writes on popular sovereignty and political communication with particular focus on Bangladesh....Read more

October 29, 2018 - 4:00pm

Greenfield Commons, Greenfield, MA,USA

21 youth sue Uncle Sam for violating their right to life, liberty, and property and for failing to protect the public trust.
 

October 26, 2018 (All day) to October 28, 2018 (All day)

The Rowe Center 22 Kings Highway Rowe, MA 01367

As a change agent, do you want to combine love, courage, and truth as you work to create a world that works for all?  Do you long to align your organization’s way of operating with its purpose and values? Have you often wondered why so many social-change organizations are...Read more

Joanne Sheehan

October 24, 2018 - 4:30pm

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

Joanne Sheehan has been an organizer, nonviolence trainer and educator for over 48 years. She is on the staff of War Resisters League's...Read more

October 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to October 24, 2018 - 8:30pm

Wistariahurst Museum & Hampshire College

ARTIST COLLECTIVE RESIDENCY: OCTOBER 20 - 24, 2018
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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

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