Marissa Alexander: Survived and Punished

Marissa Alexander is a survivor of domestic violence who was sentenced to a 20 year mandatory minimum sentence for firing a single warning shot into the ceiling. Learn about her story and the creative organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

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activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, politics, prisons, race, violence

Joan Little – Survived and Punished

Joan Little was the first woman acquitted of murder on the grounds of of self-defense against sexual violence. Learn about her story and the global organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

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activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, prisons, race, violence

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Barnard Students Read Coretta Scott King’s Letter

Barnard students read the letter by Coretta Scott King that Senator Elizabeth Warren was blocked from reading during the Senate confirmation hearing of Trump Attorney General Jefferson Sessions.

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democracy, gender, history, policy, politics, race

New Media: Encoding, Decoding, Coding – Panel at Stuart Hall Conference

Panel featuring featuring Henry Jenkins, Nicholas Mirzoeff, and chair Rob King from the conference "Policing the Crises: Stuart Hall and the Practice of Critique."

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activism, democracy, gender, intersectionality, media, race, technology

Reconstructing the Popular Round Table at Stuart Hall Conference

Discussion featuring featuring Jane Gaines, Rob King, Bruce Robbins, and chair E. Ann Kaplan from the conference "Policing the Crises: Stuart Hall and the Practice of Critique."

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academy, democracy, gender, race

BCRW
Nov 7, 2013 | 12:00PM

Sexual Difference in a Time of Terror

Ellen Mortensen

On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people and wounded many others in a bombing and mass shooting in Norway motivated by his extreme right-wing ideology. In his manifesto, “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” Breivik identified cultural Marxism, Islam, and feminism as the main causes of Europe’s decay. Arguing for the superiority […]

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Christianity, democracy, gender, history, human rights, race, violence

Utopia Afternoon Keynotes Questions and Answers

Responses by Jennifer Miller and Marisa Belausteguigoitia Rius.

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academy, activism, arts, class, democracy, education, gender, intersectionality, latina, performance, politics, prisons, queer, scholar & feminist, sexuality

Marisa Belausteguigoitia Rius: Tilting Pedagogies as Utopian Intervention – Outrage, Desire, and the Body in the Classroom

Presentation by Marisa Belausteguigoitia Rius.

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academy, activism, arts, class, democracy, education, gender, intersectionality, latina, performance, politics, prisons, queer, scholar & feminist, sexuality

Jennifer Miller: Queer Pedagogies in Public Places

Presentation by Jennifer Miller.

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academy, activism, arts, democracy, education, gender, performance, politics, queer, scholar & feminist, sexuality

Utopia Morning Keynotes Questions and Answers

Responses by Melanie Cervantes, Elandria Williams, Shaowen Bardzell, and Youngsuk Altieri.

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academy, activism, arts, class, democracy, economic justice, education, gender, history, intersectionality, latina, politics, race, scholar & feminist, science, technology

Building Utopia: Stitching the Lessons from Stories and Visions of Women in Our Lives

Presentations by Melanie Cervantes and Elandria Williams.

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activism, arts, class, democracy, economic justice, education, gender, history, intersectionality, latina, politics, race, scholar & feminist

The Diana Center
Mar 2, 2013 | 9:00AM

Utopia

LIVE-TWEETING DESCRIPTION PROGRAM VIDEOS & MORE Live-Tweeting Tweets about “#sfutopia” Participant Twitter Handles Gwendolyn Beetham @gwendolynb K. Tempest Bradford @tinytempest Melanie Cervantes @Meloniousfunk Francesca Coppa @fcoppa Design for America – Lulu Mickelson, Andrew Demas, Kendall Herman @DFAColumbia Cassie Flynn @cassie_flynn Reina Gossett @reinagossett Amber Hollibaugh – Queers for Economic Justice @Q4EJ Valery Jean @Valery_Jean Ileana […]

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activism, arts, class, democracy, disability, economic justice, film, gender, intersectionality, queer, race, scholar & feminist, sexuality, technology