Events Archive

October 30, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Herter Hall 301 University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Miguel Moniz Anthropologist, FLAD/Brown University Visiting Professor Center for Research in Anthropology ISCTE-lnstituto Universitario de Lisboa
Abstract: Histories of white nationalism in US law and discourse to criminalize, marginalize and racialize migrant progressive politics and labor activities will be explored using a case example of Portuguese-speaking...Read more

October 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:15am

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts Univ., Medford, MA USA

This is the first Fletcher School conference focused on introducing the concept of decolonization to the field of international relations. 

The ongoing movement within academia to “decolonize” course syllabi and content is rooted in the need to introduce non-traditional sources and diverse perspectives. To decolonize is to acknowledge...Read more

Meet the Artists of RESISTIR! - Amalyah Leader

October 10, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Gateway City Arts 92 Race Street Holyoke, MA 01040 USA

RESISTIR (To Resist): struggle with/against, stand up to, withstand, stand one's ground against, confront, face up to. Through Flamenco, an art form that has for centuries been used to resist oppression, "RESISTIR" embodies our will and struggle to find the strength to stand and fight back. We remember the...Read more

October 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Integrated Science Building Room 145, UMass Amherst, USA

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

Mandy Carter is a Resistance Studies Fellow at the Resistance Studies Initiative at UMass Amherst, and a southern black lesbian activist with a 52-year movement history of social, racial, and LGBTQ+ justice organizing since 1967. Raised in...Read more

October 10, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Furcolo Room 101 College of Education, UMass Amherst, USA

Rebecca Tarlau, Assistant Professor of Education, Labor & Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University.

Tarlau’s book is about the MST, Brazil’s largest social movement and its transformative work with teachers and students. Her research shows how the MST (the landless workers movement) engages the state and pressures the government...Read more

Rev. Nelson and Dr. Joyce Johnson

October 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

New Africa House Theater, UMass Amherst, USA

Please come for a presentation and dialogue featuring the acclaimed civil rights leaders, Rev. Nelson and Dr. Joyce Johnson of the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Johnsons are survivors of the 1979 massacre, when a car caravan of Ku Klux Klansmen and neo-Nazis attacked a peaceful gathering of...Read more

Greensboro Massacre: Lessons for Confronting White Supremacy Today

October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Edwards Church, Northampton, MA, USA

A Community Dialogue with civil rights leaders Rev. Nelson and Dr.Joyce Johnson

Forty years ago, five young labor and anti-racist organizers were murdered by white supremacists in Greensboro, NC. 
They will share with the community the living lessons of that experience and its aftermath.  
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October 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

Agape Community 2062 Greenwich Rd. Hardwick, MA 01037 USA

Celebrate 30 years of St. Francis Day at the Agape Community, a community committed to nonviolence, contemplation and sustainable living.
Open House, Reunion and Community Celebration: workshops, music, skits and relflections with featured friends of Agape incuding-

Harry Duchesne, Matt Carriker, Frida Berrigan and Stellan Vinthagen
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October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Hawks & Reed 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA . USA

Join an Evening of Nuclear Blues with The Wildcat O'Halloran Band, "Downtown" Bob Stannard & Court Dorsey as "Will Nukem"

What's the problem with nuclear waste on our roads and rails? Find out why you need to protect your community and what you can do about it.

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September 30, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Campus Center Room 904-08, UMass Amherst, USA

Students for Justice in Palestine presents:
Radhika Sainath, Senior Staff Attorney at Palestine Legal
False accusations. Doxxing. Censorship. Lawsuits. Opponents of justice and equality in Palestine will use any tool they can get their hands on to stop SJP. Come learn about your rights to...Read more