Kalamazoo College Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership

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Thursday
Oct
20
2016
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9am through Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 9pm
9am through Sunday, October 23 at 9pm
This will be a CONFERENCE – [UN]CONFERENCE featuring modules that will include panel discussions, breakout sessions, and performances designed to prompt us to collectively conjure, theorize, decolonize, and map a future we can all thrive in. Apply at https://www.kzoo.edu/csjl/withoutborders/register.php Confirmed Speakers and Facilitators: Naomi Klein Bill Fletcher, Jr. Lewis Gordon Adrienne Brown Daniel Beatty Christina Heatherton Peter Bratsis Dara Cooper Alice Kim Stephanie Shonekan Prudence Browne Simon Akindes Sean Estelle Nicholas Estes Modules will focus on the following interventions: *Cultural and academic work informed by Afrofuturism, the visioning of post-oppression desires through fantasy, film, technology, and speculative fiction *Radical teaching, campus activism, and education advocacy that upends colonial knowledge to create liberatory educational structures and paradigms *Ideologies and technologies that move toward a renewable energy [r]evolution and sustainable future *Global and local work creating next systems and deploying new economic possibilities and strategies Apply to attend and participate here: Registration deadline is September 15th. This will be a CONFERENCE – [UN]CONFERENCE featuring modules that will include panel discussions, breakout sessions, and performances designed to prompt us to collectively conjure, theorize, decolonize, and map a future we can all thrive in. Confirmed Speakers and Facilitators: Naomi Klein ~ Adrienne Maree Brown ~ Daniel Beaty ~ Christina Heatherton ~ Peter Bratsis ~ Sunni Patterson ~ Dara Cooper ~ Alice Kim ~ Stephanie Shonekan ~ Prudence Browne ~ Simon Akindess ~ Sean Estelle ~ Nicholas Estes ~ Alex Lubin ~ Shante Paradigm Smalls ~ Cynthia Young ~ Valorie Thomas ~ Shayna Plaut ~ Shreena Gandhi ~ Jaafar Aksikas ~ Erin Polley ~ Scott Kurashige ~ Amaha Selassi ~ Denise Miller ~ Kai M. Green ~ D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem ~ Jiba Anderson ~ Francisco Villegas ~ Xavier Morales ~ Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez ~ Rhonda Williams ~ Rebecca Alexander ~ Ali Abunimah ~ Mildred Williamson ~ Jax Lee Gardner ~ Jacob Corvidae ~ Tama Hamilton ~ Yolanda Vega ~ Sojn Boothroyd ~ shea howell ~ Tawana Petty ~ Shannon Sykes ~ Binney Girdler ~ Kali Akuno ~ Santiago Valles ~ Ntanya Lee ~ Matt Birkhold ~ Sholanna Lewis ~ Jonathan Romero ~ Karla Aguillar ~ Pat Fry ~ Anne Mitchell ~ Elizabeth Vega Modules will focus on the following interventions: *Cultural and academic work informed by Afrofuturism, the visioning of post-oppression desires through fantasy, film, technology, and speculative fiction *Radical teaching, campus activism, and education advocacy that upends colonial knowledge to create liberatory educational structures and paradigms *Ideologies and technologies that move toward a renewable energy [r]evolution and sustainable future *Global and local work creating next systems and deploying new economic possibilities and strategies