2016 Spring Interventions and Resistance: Raced/ Gendered/ Classed Violence in the USA

April 18, 2016

Public Event – Native American Resistance and Interventions

Native American Resistance and Interventions PLEASE NOTE: The location of the event has moved to the Humanities Auditorium in the Edwards Humanities Building, with a reception in the Margaret Fowler […]

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April 12, 2016

Public Lecture – Tara Houska

The Invisible Genocide of Native Americans in the 21st Century Tara Houska is Ojibwe from Couchiching First Nation. She is a tribal rights attorney in Washington, D.C., the National Campaigns […]

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March 8, 2016

Public Event: Claudia Rankine

“Citizen throws a Molotov cocktail at the notion that reduction of injustice is the same as freedom.” ―The New York Times Book Review Claudia Rankine’s Citizen uses a poetic frame to uncover an […]

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January 20, 2016

Community Dialogue: Ananya Chatterjea

Contemporary Artistic/Cultural Production in an Era of Police States, Race Violence, and Corporate Globalization – featuring Ananya Chatterjea All are welcome to join this discussion amongst students, faculty and community members, […]

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January 19, 2016

Tuesday Noon Academy Lecture: Rivka Weinberg

State and Societal Violence to Children  The only demographic in the U.S. to whom it is legal to be violent, even in the absence of any illegal behavior, is children. […]

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Tuesday Noon Academy Lecture: Mark Golub

Race/Riot/Rebellion: Or, How America Came to Regard Black Equality as a Violation of White Rights News reporting and social media lately have been saturated with images of police violence against […]

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Workshop: Rima Shah

Sexual Assault Prevention and Support Workshop on sexual assault prevention and support on college campuses lead by Rima Shah, Director of EmPOWER Center.

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Tuesday Noon Academy Lecture: Michael Spezio

Interdisciplinary Inquiry into Creative Nonviolence In and After Violence: From Coexistence to Reconciliation In the wake of violent histories and in the presence of ongoing dynamical structures of violence, is […]

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Public Lecture: Nadine Naber

Feminist Emergencies: Imperial War and Gender Justice Movements from Palestine and Lebanon to Chicago and Detroit This lecture explores the ways U.S.-led empire seeps into the lives and labor of […]

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Performance: Ananya Dance Theatre

Roktim: Nurture Incarnadine “Our work is in opening the ground, creating a space for questions, for provoking discussion, and for offering images that then resonate in people’s minds.” – Ananya […]

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Public Lecture: Pandora Thomas

We Are the Ones Pandora Thomas will lead an interactive and multimedia presentation in which she will share stories and strategies for strengthening the link between Social and Environmental Justice that […]

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Poetry Workshop: Sesshu Foster

Resistance and Interventions: the Writer in Place We’re going to think about place and community (or the lack of it). We’re going to write a bit about community, place and […]

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Public Lecture: Doris Sommer and George Lipsitz

Art to the Rescue: Cultural Agents Take You By Surprise Building on the extraordinary intervention made in scholarly and civic life by Doris Sommer’s “The Work of Art in the […]

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Movement Workshop – Nobuko Miyamoto

TO ALL RELATIONS Nobuko Miyamoto creates a safe and sacred space for an experiential process using, movement, music and playful theater games. In this microcosmic circle, individual creativity opens and […]

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Workshop: Mahroh Jahangiri, Zoe Ridolfi-Starr (Know Your IX)

  I Need IX: A Civil Rights Framework for Ending Gender-Based Violence Students and activists are using Title IX to fight gender-based violence and create paths for justice and healing […]

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Workshop: Asiyahola Sankara

Face to Face: Radical Futures for Black and Indigenous Solidarity This workshop and presentation will cover recent developments in Black internationalist organizing at the grassroots level in the Americas. Using […]

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Movement Workshop: Ananya Dance Theatre

Choreographing Identity/ Dancing our stories In this workshop, participants will work through games and embodied exercises to create a sense of community and connection, and with improvised movement and text […]

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