With/Out - ¿Borders? ll Conference
October 20 through 23, 2016
Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo College
205 Monroe Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
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:
Bill Fletcher, Jr.
AFROFUTURISM & POST-OPPRESSION DESIRES | DECOLONIZING KNOWLEDGE & LIBERATORY EDUCATION | SUSTAINABLE FUTURES | NEXT SYSTEMS AND NEW ECONOMIC POSSIBILITIES
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. Priority deadline is July 1.