Listen here to the CPCP Annual Conference 2022: Revolutionary Arts, held at The People’s Forum on May 5, 2022.
PANEL 1Consciousness on edge: Francisca Benítez and Andreas Petrossiants PANEL 2After authenticity: Jennifer Ponce de León and Michael Denning KEYNOTEPicturing revolt: Sónia Vaz Borges and kara lynch Continue reading →
Earlier this year, the journal Theory in Action released a special issue entitled Revisiting the Riot: 10th Anniversary of AK Thompson’s Black Bloc, White Riot, (Vol. 14, No. 1). Join contributors Robert F. Carley, Benjamin S. Case, Clare O’Connor, Heath Schultz, and Claryn Spies as they share their analyses and debate the implications of Thompson’s work for our new era of global uprisings.
This is an online event and will take place on Zoom. Register here to attend. This event will include live captioning in English. Livestreaming will also occur onYoutube.
The history of how Black and Puerto Rican youth movements led the transformation of CUNY’s admissions and curricula contains lessons for public education/city struggles nationwide. Tami Gold, Pam Sporn, and Gisely Colón López will share their new filmMAKING THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE, about how Black and Puerto Rican student-led struggles won Puerto Rican Studies at Brooklyn College in the late 1960s. Ricardo Gabriel will speak about the historical and geopolitical context that led to the Puerto Rican student movement and the demand for Puerto Rican studies at CUNY from 1969 through the early 1970s. Amaka Okechukwu will present about the 1970 creation and 1999 termination of the Open Admissions policy at CUNY, detailed in her new bookTo Fulfill These Rights: Political Struggle Over Affirmative Action and Open Admissions. Anna Zeemont will discuss gender justice and intersectionality in 1990s CUNY activist/arts publications and movements.