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CFP: Crackdowns and Creativity Organizing and Resistance in 2017 and Beyond

January 27, 2017

Organizing and Resistance in 2017 and Beyond

OPIRG-Guelph’s Social and Environmental Justice Symposium is a convergence of academic and community research, activism, and art focused on social and environmental justice issues.

Welcome all contributions and ideas focused on creating social and environmental change: research presentations, panels, roundtables, breakout groups, multimedia and art displays, interactive activities, zines and more.

OPIRG-Guelph welcomes proposals on topics related (but not limited) to the following:

  • Prison abolition, the prison-industrial complex
  • Police and state violence
  • Anti-fascist organizing (including historical perspectives)
  • Racism and xenophobia, especially anti-Black racism and Islamophobia
  • Climate justice, environmental racism,  extractive industries (renewable and nonrenewable), sustainability
  • Reproductive justice
  • Rape culture
  • Food security, economic justice
  • Migrant justice
  • Disability justice, accessibility
  • Gender justice, women’s rights, feminisms
  • Alternative economies, governance models

If you are interested in having your work considered for this conference, please submit the following to [email protected] in a single document:

  • An abstract of no more than 300 words describing the proposed contribution and its format (e.g. research presentation, panel, roundtable, interactive workshop, etc.),
  • A shortened description of your contribution for use in the program (no more than 70 words)
  • A biography of no more than 50 words
  • Your contact information (including an email address that you check regularly)

Submission deadline: Friday, January 27th 2017 at 11:59 pm Eastern time. The symposium will be held the weekend of March 4th and 5th.

For more information visit the OPIRG Guelph website.

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January 27, 2017
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Venue

Ontario Public Interest Research Group – Guelph
24 Trent Lane
Guekph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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Phone:
Tel: 519.824.2091
Website:
http://opirgguelph.org/
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