Join us for a noontime event and discussion with Katherine Ann Power on Friday, Oct 31st at Noon in MU206: Asian/Pacific Room.
Katherine Ann Power will talk about her evolution from student activist against the Vietnam War, to self-styled revolutionary guerrilla, to fugitive on FBI’s Most Wanted List, to her surrender and experiences as prisoner and penitent, to her deepening commitment to live as a “practical peace catalyst.”
Power was underground for 23 years, much of that time in the Corvallis area, served six years in prison, and 20 years of probation.
Social movements generate art, music, and innovative social forms. They open up possibilities for a different future. Bill Ritchey, a founding participant of Occupy Portland, spoke at Oregon State University about the creative activist imagination, the social and political ideas generated by Occupy movement, and how that movement has continued to inspire on-going social justice projects.
Join us for a noontime event and discussion with Chris Crass on Friday, Oct 25th at Noon in Bexell Hall, Room 207.
Chris Crass is an American social justice activist and writer. He has worked to build working class-based, feminist, multiracial movements for collective liberation. He has written and spoken widely about anti-racist organizing, lessons from women of color feminism, strategies to build visionary movements, and leadership for liberation.
His book Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building Strategy was published in 2013.
Social movements generate art, music, and innovative social forms. They open up possibilities for a different future. Andrea Marks, Bill Ritchey, and activists from Occupy Corvallis will speak about the creative activist imagination generated by Occupy movement, and how that movement has continued to inspire on-going social justice projects. What lessons does this recent history hold for those interested in social justice and social change?
Andrea Marks is an Associate Professor and coordinator of the Graphic Design department of the College of Business at OSU. Dr. Marks has received numerous awards and fellowships to study the political art of German women, Polish dissidents and, in 2012, was awarded an OSU Center for the Humanities Fellowship to examine the poster art of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.
Bill Ritchey is an oral historian, co-op worker and member, and activist. He was one of the organizers involved in Occupy Portland from its beginning.
Activists from Occupy Corvallis will share their experiences with the local movement and associated projects.
Sponsored by The Anarres Project for Alternative Futures, OSU School of History, Philosophy, & Religion