• Global Movement Assemblages - Compilation 1 - Transnational/translocal social movements of the 2010s

      2018
      Dr. Janet Conway and Dr. Sonia Alvarez discuss assemblage thinking and transnational/translocal social movements of the 2010s and symposium participants discuss the usefulness of assemblage thinking. The intersection of Occupy Wall Street with Indigenous claims is discussed. Black feminism and Slutwalk in Brazil are discussed. The Global Movement Assemblages Symposium was held on October 13-15, 2016 by the Social Justice Research Institute at Brock University.
    • Global Movement Assemblages - Compilation 2 - Situating Indigenous and Black Resistance

      2018
      Dr. Leanne Simpson, Dr. Rinaldo Walcott and Dr. Glen Coulthard situate Indigenous and Black resistance in the global movement assemblage. Coulthard discusses anti-colonial alliances between the Dene and African independence movements. Black Lives Matter and Idle No More are discussed.
    • Global Movement Assemblages - Compilation 3 - Long-term struggles vs. transitory occupations

      2018
      Dr. Mark Ayyash, Dr. Gul Caliskan and Oznur Karakas discuss their papers with Elise Thorburn as a discussant. Key issues are relationship between longterm land-based struggles and more ephemeral urban occupations of public space, critiques of nationalism, and significance of embodiment in social struggles. Mark Ayyash: "Resistance of Palestinian Fellahin, Past and Present, Global and Local'" 15:55 Gul Caliskan: "An assemblage of dissent: Symbols and humor at Gezi 2013" 20:26 Oznur Karakas: "Gezi movement: Embodied encounters in the making of an alternative space and the logic of assemblage" 27:19 The Global Movement Assemblages Symposium was held on October 13-15, 2016 by the Social Justice Research Institute at Brock University.
    • Global Movement Assemblages Symposium - Hamid Dabashi

      2018
      Dr. Hamid Dabashi discusses the Arab Spring at the Global Movement Assemblages Symposium. He proposes that the Arab Spring signifies a re-territorialization in the region in which the dominant geography of post-colonial states is being challenged.This is suggestive for what is going on more globally in the post-2010 movements as they reconfigure revolution and experiment with dismantling the modern state. The Global Movement Assemblages Symposium was held on October 13-15, 2016 by the Social Justice Research Institute at Brock University.
    • Global Movement Assemblages Symposium - Introduction by Janet Conway

      2018
      Dr. Janet Conway discusses the notion of assemblage as an alternative way of thinking about the global ensemble of social movements of the 2010s. She applies assemblage thinking to Occupy Wall Street with attention to how it intersects with Indigenous Peoples' presence and claims to land. The Global Movement Assemblages Symposium was held on October 13-15, 2016 by the Social Justice Research Institute at Brock University.