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A Conversation with AK Thompson: Join activist, writer and scholar AK Thompson at SubRosa

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Date:
Friday, December 02, 2016
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
SubRosa
Location Details:
at SubRosa (703 Pacific Ave, downtown Santa Cruz)

A Conversation with AK Thompson: Join activist, writer and scholar AK Thompson for an informal discussion about his recent book, Keywords for Radicals. What is the power of language and how does the struggle for what words mean reflect the very struggles that those words describe? Lets talk it out!

AK Thompson got kicked out of high school for publishing an underground newspaper called The Agitator and has been an activist, writer, and social theorist ever since. Currently teaching social theory at Fordham University, his publications include Black Bloc, White Riot: Anti-Globalization and the Genealogy of Dissent (AK Press, 2010) and Sociology for Changing the World: Social Movements/Social Research (Fernwood, 2006). Between 2005 and 2012, he served on the Editorial Committee of Upping The Anti: A Journal of Theory and Action. His newest book which he co-edited is Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late-Capitalist Struggle, also published by AK Press.

http://keywordsforradicals.net/ and https://www.akpress.org/keywords-for-radicals.html and https://www.akpress.org/black-bloc-white-riot-anti-globalization-and-the-genealogy-of-dissent.html

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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, homophobia, racism, and other hierarchies.

http://www.subrosaproject.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/subrosaproject
Added to the calendar on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 11:59AM
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