Academic and Community Activism Caucus Open Meeting

Friday, November 10, 10:00am to 12:00pm, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Picasso, Concourse Level West Tower

The Academic and Community Activism Caucus invites you to join us for an open house meeting to connect with groups engaged with campus- and community-based social and racial justice projects.

Presentations by and opportunities to meet with Tallie Ben Daniel (Jewish Voice for Peace), Colby Lenz and Alisa Bierria (California Coalition for Women Prisoners/Survived & Punished), Jordy Rosenberg and Pooja Gehi (National Lawyers Guild -  Legal Observing/Know Your Rights/Student Support), Jason Ruiz and Naomi Paik (campus sanctuary movement), Craig Willse (US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel), Bill Mullen (Campus Antifascist Network)

Off-site Event: Connect Chicago: Resistance Movements meet Insurgent Scholarship - A Conversation and Celebration of Movement-based Scholarship, Activism, and Performance

Friday, November 10, 5:00 to 6:30pm, UIC, Chicago (701 S. Morgan St), Arab American Cultural Center

Co-sponsored with Critical Prison Studies Caucus, the Arab American Studies Association, the Arab American Cultural Center at UIC, and the Social Justice Initiative at UIC

Special performance by Kristiana Colón (Let Us Breathe Collective)

Roundtable conversation with Janáe Bonsu (Black Youth Project 100), Bassem Kawar (Arab American Action Network), Reyna Wences (Organized Communities Against Deportation), Aislinn Pulley (Black Lives Matter Chicago), Kelly Hayes (Lifted Voices Collective)

Workshop: Other Fights Like These

Saturday, November 11, 8:00 to 9:45am, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Columbian, Concourse Level West Tower

Facilitated by Dean Spade and Craig Willse

Workshop: Gay Shame: Is There Room for Direct Action Divas?

Saturday, November 11, 10:00 to 11:45am, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Gold Coast, Concourse Level West Tower

Facilitated by Ralowe Ampu, Prisca Carpenter, Jeramy DeCristo

Panel: Pedagogies of Dissent and Resistance in the Trump Era

Saturday, November 11, 2:00 to 3:45pm, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Gold Coast, Concourse Level West Tower

Roundtable conversation with Hannah Alshaikh, Dalit Baum, Edward E. Curtis, Cynthia Franklin, Rima Kapitan, Rabab I. Abdulhadi

Posted for ASA Office in Annual Meeting
Post date: November 7, 2017

Community announcements and events are services that are offered by the ASA to support the organizing efforts of critical constituency groups. They do not reflect the decisions or actions of the association’s governance bodies, the National Council or Executive Committee. Questions should be directed to the committee, caucus, or chapter that has authored and posted this notice.