Join us for two days of discussion about social movements, the radical imagination and the struggle for a better world.
- September 19, 2014: 4:30 – 9 pm
- September 20, 2014: 10:30 am – 4 pm
- Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen St.
- Please pre-register (below) for lunch.
Schedule and speakers
5-6:30 pm, Panel I: Building Radical Community
- Chris Dixon: “For the Long Haul: Care, Intention, and Steadiness in Radical Organizing”
- El Jones: “Making Revolution Irresistible: Is Art Radical?”
- Sherry Pictou: “Indigenous Struggles over Natural Resources and Alliance Building”
7 pm, Triple Book Launch
- Chris Dixon’s Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transofrmative Movements
- Max Haiven and Alex Khasnabish’s The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity
- El Jones’ Live from the Afrikan Resistance!
11am-12:30, Panel II: Radicalism Beyond Privilege
- Alexis Shotwell: “‘Interdependence Means Fight’: Queer Disability Lessons on how to Live in Unbearable Times”
- Andrea Smith: “Igniting a Radical Mothering Movement”
- Ardath Whynacht: “Against Autonomy: Thoughts on Mad Pride, Youth-led Movements and Activist Neoliberalism”
12:30, Lunch & Activist Information Exchange
2-3:30 pm, Panel III: Learning from Struggle
- John Munro: “Imagining a World without Empire: Some Lessons from the Twentieth Century”
- Isaac Saney: “Lessons from Cuba: Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality & Revolution”