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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.

APPLY TO PARTICIPATE TODAY

Confirmed Speakers and Facilitators:

Naomi Klein
Bill Fletcher, Jr.
Lewis Gordon
Adrienne Brown
Daniel Beaty
Christina Heatherton
Peter Bratsis
Sunni Patterson
Dara Cooper
Alice Kim
Stephanie Shonekan
Prudence Browne
Simon Akindes
Sean Estelle
Nicholas Estes

AFROFUTURISM & POST-OPPRESSION DESIRES |  DECOLONIZING KNOWLEDGE & LIBERATORY EDUCATION | SUSTAINABLE FUTURES | NEXT SYSTEMS AND NEW ECONOMIC POSSIBILITIES


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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.


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