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October 2018

“Into the Black Box” – Logistics and Labor Movements – Mapping Session (10/31) and Dialogue (11/5)

October 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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For our events in the Social Movements Lab on "Into the Black Box," a collective research project about logistics, spaces, and labor struggles, we will have a 'mapping' session on Wed., 10/31, 12pm, and a 'dialogue' session on Mon., 11/5, 12pm.   Into the Black Box is a project of multidisciplinary and collective research that adopts logistics as a point of view on contemporary political, economic and social transformations. It started with a research project by some PhD scholars of the University of…

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November 2018

“Into the Black Box” – Logistics and Labor Movements – Dialogue (11/5)

November 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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For our events in the Social Movements Lab on “Into the Black Box,” a collective research project about logistics, spaces, and labor struggles, we will have a ‘mapping’ session on Wed., 10/31, 12pm, and a ‘dialogue’ session on Mon., 11/5, 12pm. Into the Black Box is a project of multidisciplinary and collective research that adopts logistics as a point of view on contemporary political, economic and social transformations. It started with a research project by some PhD scholars of the University of Bologna on…

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Native American Liberation Struggles – Mapping Session (11/14)

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join us for events on Native Liberation movements with members of The Red Nation, Andrew Curley and Nick Estes. From their manifesto: "The Red Nation formed in November 2014 out of a desire to contribute to the widespread resurgence of strong, vocal, organized and radical Indigenous struggle in Albuquerque and beyond. We formed to address the marginalization and invisibility of Indigenous struggles within mainstream social justice organizing, and to speak out and strategically fight against the ongoing destruction of Indigenous…

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Native Liberation Struggles – Dialogue with Andrew Curley & Nick Estes – 11/19

November 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join us for events on Native Liberation movements with members of The Red Nation, Andrew Curley and Nick Estes. From their manifesto: "The Red Nation formed in November 2014 out of a desire to contribute to the widespread resurgence of strong, vocal, organized and radical Indigenous struggle in Albuquerque and beyond. We formed to address the marginalization and invisibility of Indigenous struggles within mainstream social justice organizing, and to speak out and strategically fight against the ongoing destruction of Indigenous…

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Through the Eyes of African Women – with Anwulika Okonjo

November 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Through the Eyes of African Women is a web-based, not-for-profit platform dedicated to amplifying the voices of African women and empowering young African women (mid teens- late 20s) to be at the forefront of social change in African nations. Through collaboration with African women scholars, thinkers, activists, creators and other individuals, Through the Eyes of African Women aims to enhance the social and political consciousness of young African women and enable them to reclaim and command their narratives. Anwulika Okonjo…

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December 2018

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Legacy Project — Dialogue with Courtland Cox, Wesley Hogan, and Naomi Nelson

December 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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A dialogue with Courtland Cox, Naomi Nelson, and Wesley Hogan on the SNCC Legacy Project and the practices of activists' documentation of movements. The SNCC Legacy Project is dedicated to telling the history of the movement from the perspective of the movement veterans and preserving its lessons for future generations.  The Project grapples with and proposes creative solutions to some questions that are central to the work of the Lab: such as, how to preserve the forms of knowledge production that…

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January 2019

The Struggle to Remain: Latin America – 1/14 & 1/16

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Please join us for events on the root causes of global migration, in particular, the role of the US, other western countries, large transnationals and corrupt governments in the creation of conditions that have given rise to a permanent flow of human beings fleeing violence and death.   Dates: Monday, Jan. 14th & Wednesday, Jan. 16th -- 12pm-1pm   For these two sessions focusing on Latin America, we have invited Suyapa Portillo Villeda, Associate Professor of Chicano/a-Latino/a Transnational Studies at…

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The Struggle to Remain: Latin America – 1/14 & 1/16

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Please join us for events on the root causes of global migration, in particular, the role of the US, other western countries, large transnationals and corrupt governments in the creation of conditions that have given rise to a permanent flow of human beings fleeing violence and death.   Dates: Monday, Jan. 14th & Wednesday, Jan. 16th -- 12pm-1pm   For these two sessions focusing on Latin America, we have invited Suyapa Portillo Villeda, Associate Professor of Chicano/a-Latino/a Transnational Studies at…

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February 2019

The Yellow Vests Movement (gilets jaunes) – mapping session – Feb. 11

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Yellow Vests movement in France (gilets jaunes) began in November 2018 in response to the government raising taxes on gasoline.  Protests have taken place every Saturday since then in cities and towns throughout France.  The demands of protestors have expanded to include also the reinstatement of the “solidarity tax” on the very rich and raising the minimum wage, among others. We'll have two events: 1) A mapping session - Monday, Feb. 11 - 12pm-1pm 2) A dialogue session with…

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Yellow Vests Movement (gilets jaunes) – dialogue with Antonio Negri and Judith Revel – Feb 13

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Yellow Vests movement in France (gilets jaunes) began in November 2018 in response to the government raising taxes on gasoline.  Protests have taken place every Saturday since then in cities and towns throughout France.  The demands of protestors have expanded to include also the reinstatement of the “solidarity tax” on the very rich and raising the minimum wage, among others. We’ll have two events: 1) A mapping session – Monday, Feb. 11 – 12pm-1pm 2) A dialogue session with…

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