Upcoming U.S. Events

February 21, 2018 - 4:00pm to February 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Old Chapel, UMass Amherst, MA & Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA, USA

The UMass Amherst Libraries host the 24th Annual Du Bois Lecture honoring the 150th anniversary of the birth of W. E. B. Du Bois.

Wednesday, February 21 at 4:00 P.M., Old Chapel, UMass Amherst 
Friday, February 23 at 7:00 P.M., Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA

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February 23, 2018 - 9:00am to February 24, 2018 - 6:00pm

Student Union Ballroom, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA

This conference will commemorate a moment in which LGBTQ politics were intimately bound up with anti-racism and left solidarity movements: against apartheid, war, and US imperialism. Our goal is to reflect back on the queer left and its legacies for today. Over two days, we will bring students and activists working for racial justice and LGBTQfreedom into dialogue with historians and veteran activists. Read more

February 24, 2018 (All day)

Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, USA

The goal of this one day conference is to address relevant questions by displaying and analyzing many of the ways that people, communities, and traditions think about and embrace nonviolence.

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March 2, 2018 - 4:45pm to March 3, 2018 - 3:00pm

Marriott Center in the Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA . USA

Leading labor scholars and labor and community activists called together to document the impact of the Trump-era policy changes on workers and their union and to chart the way forward. On Friday, March 2, 12 scholars who were commissioned to write papers for the conference will present. On Saturday,...Read more

March 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to March 24, 2018 - 5:30pm

Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA . USA

The Northeast Queer & Trans People of Color (NEQTPOC) Conference strives to provide unityempowerment, educationvisibility, and validation for all queer- and trans- identifying people of color in the northeast region of the United States.

They strive to cultivate a space where QTPOC can network, grow, and dialogue about the complexities of...Read more

April 3, 2018 (All day) to April 7, 2018 (All day)

Hilton San Francisco Union Square, California, USA

Organizers:  Louiza Odysseos (University of Sussex), Myriam Fotou (University of Leicester)

This will be a gathering of a combination of scholars and activists working across a broad range of approaches and perspectives to studying Eurocentrism and racism through a decolonial (and) ethical lens. Our goal is to exchange...Read more