Events Archive

September 17, 2015 - 6:00pm

Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Direct action—from sit-ins, occupations, and blockades to tree-spiking, theft of government documents, and Internet hacktivism—has played a crucial but changing role in U.S. political movements from the mid-20th century to today. STPEC is proud to host a panel discussion with four activists and organizers from the Pioneer Valley who...Read more

August 20, 2015 (All day) to August 21, 2015 (All day)

Northwestern University, Chicago IL

The workshop will center around the many kinds of interactions that social movements have with the organizations, populations, and practices that they target for change. These might include corporations, police forces, other state agencies, or consumers who smoke, take drugs, eat meat, or buy...Read more