'Vijay Prashad is a charismatic speaker and writer who helps his audience find their political and ethical coordinates in a rapidly changing world. His accessible, jargon-free prose and clearly articulated ideas shed light on the workings of economic policy, race, and imperialism that shapes the lives of many people. He makes the obscure, fathomable and emphasizes the urgency of people’s engagement with ideas, institutions, and politics to bring about progressive transformation in the world.
KPFA Radio 94.1FM & Middle East Childrens Alliance present
A Gloriously Outspoken Evening with
Hosted by DENNIS J. BERNSTEIN
Dennis J Bernstein is a widely published journalist and host of the award-winning investigative news report, Flashpoints, syndicated on Pacifica radio. Bernstein was honored with the 2015 Pillar Award from the National Whistle Blowers Conference for his life work as a journalist whistleblower. Bernstein is also author of a collection of poems: Special Ed: Voices from a Hidden Classroom.
VIJAY PRASHAD (Closing Plenary 4:00 - 5:00 PM, 22nd)
・ BARBARA MADELONI ・ THE FOUNDATION MOVEMENT ・ EUGENE PURYEAR ・ MAT CALLAHAN & YVONNE MOORE ・ FRED MAGDOFF ・ SHERRI MITCHELL
2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 21 - 22 @ MIT
Friday, April 21, 2017
6:00 - 7:00 PM Registration, Coffee, Table Setup
Saturday, April 22, 2017
A Panel Discussion and Mini-Conference
Climate change is fueling the growing refugee crisis around the world, as individuals and entire communities are focused to flee their homes dues to its effects. Come explore humanitarian implications as well as questions of responsibility and justice at the international, national and local level with well known experts and activists, and afterwards participate in workshops to understand how you can make an impact.
Saturday, April 15th 2017, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
All are welcome.
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
ILC HUB, 3rd Floor
This panel on "Media, U.S. Foreign Policy, and the Middle East" will tackle questions of how the recent presidential election impacts politics and policies in the Middle East. The panel features: Professors Sut Jhally (UMass), Vijay Prasad (Trinity College), Matt Sienkiewicz (Boston College), and Ph.D. candidate Katty Alhayek (UMass). A light reception will follow.
Massachusetts Peace Action 2017 Annual Meeting
In his first few weeks in in office Donald Trump has appointed a reactionary cabinet stocked with generals and billionaires; pushed for more pipelines; and attacked immigrants and refugees.
Keynote Address by Vijay Prashad:
Trump’s Foreign Policy and the American Empire in Decline
Beyond Vietnam: 50th Anniversary
Due to inclement weather conditions, event postposed till Monday, March 27th 2017 7:00-10:00pm
Palestine's Right to Education: The Politics of the Academic Boycott
Featuring: Vijay Prashad
Location: Room 2017, Sidney Smith Hall, University of Toronto, 100 St. George St.
Hosted by Students Against Israeli Apartheid UofT St.George and Arts and Science Students' Union