Save the Date: Consciousness and Revolution II: May 5th–6th 2007

Save the Date
Friday, May 5th & Saturday, May 6th

Consciousness and Revolution II: Educating for Change in the Era of Authoritarian Populism
Center for Place, Culture, and Politics Annual Conference, Grad Center, CUNY


Friday, May 5th & Saturday, May 6th
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

The profound contemporary alienations shaped by long-term crisis require revolutions in the nature of struggle in order consciously to change the external world. Education is central to such change. Our conference and workshops combine militant scholars and scholarly militants to share knowledge, resources, history, and practices related to the role of pedagogy for developing consciousness in the present moment. We focus on ad hoc and insurgent educational form-and-content, from survival schools in the Dakotas (including the one recently at the Standing Rock #NODAPL occupation), the PAIGC educational program that unrolled during the 1961–1974 war of liberation in Guinée-Bissau, “pop up” universities organized by young militants in conjunction with housing, anti-police, and other struggles in Portugal’s immigrant communities, Zapatista escuelitas in Chiapas, research-center interventions in established universities such as CUNY, University of Quito, and elsewhere, union- and worker-center based political education in apartheid South Africa and neoliberal USA, and the purpose and ambition of current student strikes and uprisings in India, South Africa, Brasil, and beyond.

**The conference is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Registration information will be publicized soon**

Save the Date: Consciousness and Revolution II: May 5th–6th 2007
Date: 05/05/2017 - 05/06/2017
Time: All Day

Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY
Address: 365 Fifth Avenue, New York 10016 (View Map)