New Political Movements: Local & Global Perspectives

If you will be in New York City this weekend, this conference at the New School for Social Research may be of interest.

All Events are Free and Open to All

 

Keynote Roundtable 

 

Hamid Dabashi
Todd Gitlin
Drucilla Cornell
Moderator: Tarak Barkawi


Roundtable: Activism On The Ground 

 

Melissa Gira Grant
Nicolas Grau
Steve Lambert

Yotam Marom
Moderator: Deva Woodly


Roundtable: Perspectives on Student Occupations

Adrian Totten
Cecily McMillan
Richard Roberts
Dan Boscov-Ellen
Sophie Lewis
Moderator: Jeremy Varon


PANELS

RESISTANCE IN LATIN AMERICA

Kelly Bauer
George Washington University
“Setting An Example: The Chilean Government’s Experience Processing Mapuche Land Requests”

Eloy Fisher
NSSR
“The energy and commodity politics of indigenous resistance in Latin America: The Ngabe-Bugles’ struggle in Panama”

Leslie Finger
Harvard University
“Exploring the Roots of the Chilean Winter: How Salient Issue Discontent Shapes Political Participation”

Cristian-Alarcon Ferrari
Cornell University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
“Crises of Capitalism and the Historical Making of Social-Ecological Movements: Labor, Ecology, Peasants’ Prefigurative Politics and Contemporary Struggles in the South American Countryside”

Mariana Assis
NSSR
“Framing the right to housing: a social movement confronts the state”


Discussant: Marina Sitrin

ORGANIZING ACROSS THE NORTH AMERICAN POLITICAL SPECTRUM

H Howell Williams
NSSR
“Standing Athwart the Tea Party, Yelling Stop: Gauging the Tea Party through the National Review”

Edward Colin Ruggero
NSSR
“A City and Its Occupation: Occupy Philly, Punk Participation and the Importance of ‘Context and Content’ in Social Movement Studies”

Bryan Carter
NSSR
“Privilege By Another Name: A Critical Race Theory Critique of the Kony 2012 Movement”


Discussant: David Plotke

THEORIZING REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENTS

Jordanco Jovanoski
NSSR
“Revolution and Repetition: Theoretical Remarks on Revolution as an Idea”

Brendan Flynn
“Revolt, Revolution and the Leftist Imaginary”

Richard Roberts
NSSR
“Occupation: An Act of Citizenship”

Robert Glass
Binghamton University
“Revolution on Whose Terms? The Role of the Academy in Defining Revolution in Light of the Arab Spring, Ali Shariati and Jalal Al-e Ahmad”

Discussant: Richard J. Bernstein

IMAGES AND ACTORS IN MENA REVOLTS

Stephanie d’Arc Taylor
NSSR
“Egyptian Pan-Arabism?: From Nasser to the ‘Revolution of the Youth’”

Olivia Stransky
Sampsonia Way Magazine
“The Stage Is My Gun: The Cultural Intifada of Juliano Mer-Khamis”

Lara-Zuzan Golesorkhi
GPIA, NSPE
“Enough is Enough: A case study of Women’s Activism in Iran”

Anshul Jain
Boston University
“Pamphlets, Cassettes and Smartphones: Civil Society, Political Opposition and the Incarnations of New Media in Iran”

William Cotter
Georgia State University
“Silence in the Wake of an Arab Spring”


Discussant: Cathy Schneider

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About Stephen Vilaseca

Stephen Luis Vilaseca is an associate editor of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies and an Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University (Illinois, USA). He is the author of Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! (2013) as well as of articles in the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (2006), Letras Hispanas: Revista de Literatura y Cultura (2009), the Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies (2010), Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies (2012), the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies (2014), and the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies (2015).

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