The North American Anarchist Studies Network 5th Annual Conference
This upcoming week THURS, FRI & SATURDAY we're hosting NAASN5!! and SAT.JAN. 18th, the Surrey Anarchist Bookfair! with lots of amazing tables lined up and some very useful, practical & radical workshops. Drop in any time and listen in (it's free & fun & for real. There will be lunches, snack and tea/coffee as well!)
SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE HERE. You can also download a poster version of the 3 DAY FESTIVAL OF ANARCHY schedule here. A general poster is here.
Come on out to the Conference Centre (CEDAR Building, 12666 72 Ave) starting on Thursday, Jan 16 at 2pm...
ANARCHY & SOCIETY (sociological approaches)
will be held then followed by THE POLITICS OF VIOLENCE & THE STATE @ 3:30pm.
Friday Morning, we will open with a traditional welcoming ceremony from Kwantlen Nation members. At 10 am, our first panel begins, on ANTI-RACISM & ANTI-COLONIALISM, with a special launch of a new open journal, Abolition. At 11:30 am, we begin an important parallel forum on INDIGENOUS FOOD SOVEREIGNTY. If you would like to get involved in the creation of the narrative around this forum/day, please write landislife @ naasn2014.org or the Aboriginal Resurgence Group @ Kwantlen.
After a veggie lunch provided by the Grassroots Cafe, we will have further breakout workshops on the topic of building/growing Indigenous Food Security & Sovereignty. We also have 2 more amazing NAASN panels lined up: At 2pm begins: Grassroots Networks: Media, Cities & Spaces -- then at 3:30 begins: Art & Cultures of Resistance
The Critical Criminology Working Group is organizing this conference with the generous support of a grant from the Special Purpose Fund of the KPU Faculty of Arts, and also with the support of the Criminology Students Society and the Kwantlen Students Association. THANKYOU.
SATURDAY is the Surrey's First Anarchist Bookfair! http://surreywhat.info
SEE YOU THERE! Spread the word!