Events Archive

April 7, 2020 - 4:00pm


Presented by Loretta Ross - Human Rights Activist, Co-Founder of SisterSong, and a Godmother to the Reproductive Justice Movement.
Loretta Ross is a nationally-recognized women's rights and human rights leader and an expert on women's issues, hate groups, racism, human rights, and violence against women. She is also one...Read more

April 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to April 8, 2020 - 3:00pm

The Manchester Meeting Place, Sackville St, Manchester, UK

Alternative Futures and Popular Protest  (AFPP) is an international, cross-disciplinary conference on social movements, protest and cognate topics. It has drawn participants from over 60 countries, whether based in departments of sociology, politics, cultural studies, psychology, economics, history, geography or elsewhere. Discussions are marked by a long-established spirit of...Read more

March 12, 2020 - 5:00pm

Campus Center 103/104, Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA


A Celebration of a Half Century of Philosophy In Honor of Albert Mosley, Professor of Philosophy, Smith College  

Joy James, Ebenezer Fitch Professor of Humanities, Department of Africana Studies, Williams College 

Professor James will discuss the politics and symbolism of activism in the United States between...Read more

March 11, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Student Union Art Gallery, Bartlett 310, UMass Amherst, USA

Prison Abolition Collective presents:

Opening Reception & Visions of Liberation Mural

Wed. 2/26/20  7:00 PM

A Conversation on Prison Abolition

Tues. 3/3/20 6:00 PM

Angela Davis: Are Prisons Obsolete Workshop

Thurs. 3/5/20  7:00 PM

Closing Reception: Open Mic

Wed. 3/11/20  7:00...Read more

poster for Activist Research & Scholarship: Antiracism, Feminism, and Social Change Panel - March 10th

March 10, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

South College W219, UMass Amherst, USA

The Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Presents:

Activist Research & Scholarship: Antiracism, Feminism, and Social Change 


Laura Ciolkowski (WGSS, UMass)
Gretchen Gerzina (CHC & English, UMass)
Ximena Gomez (History of Art & Architecture, UMass)
Traci Parker (Afro-AM Studies, UMass)

More information: Laura...Read more

February 19, 2020 - 6:30pm

Communication Hub, Third Floor, Integrated Learning Center, UMass Amherst, MA . USA

Activists and Scholars from Kashmir, Palestine, Rojava and Syria speak on their struggles for decolonization.

The desire for freedom and peace unites the Kashmiris, Kurds, Palestinians, Syrians and many others living under military tyranny, political oppression and occupation. What also connects them is their resilience and their will...Read more

January 26, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

601 Herter Hall, UMass Amherst, MA, USA

Several cities in the US (Boston, New York, Houston, Washington DC, Chicago, Denver, Atlanta, San Francisco) are planning some form of protest event for India's Republic Day, Sunday 26 January 2020. On this date in 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect. Now, 70 years later, the Constitution...Read more

January 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Springfield City Hall, Springfield, MA, USA

Want to do more than march? Have lots of energy that you want to put to good use? Come to the Pioneer Valley Women's March Community Activist Fair to find out how you can make...Read more

December 19, 2019 - 11:00am

Outside Old Chapel, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Gather at UMass Amherst to protest against the Indian police brutality targetting especially Muslim students. Please join in solidarity with the students, faculty and staff of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University, and condemn this violent police and state action. Come and affirm the right of citizens to...Read more

December 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Gateway City Arts, Holyoke, MA USA

Power Struggle is a compelling story that gives audiences hope that grassroots activism can be effective at bringing about positive social change in the world. Filmed over five years, this feature-length documentary portrays the heated political battle to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, located on the banks of...Read more