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Monday, November 28, 2011
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8amBlue DomeYOGAAmanda Hudson
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9amBlue DomeOccupy Sanity: Creating Enlightened Society one Breath at a TimeTimothy MortonEnglish
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9amARC- grassy lawn next to Segundo DCLand Grant UniversitiesMark von Horn
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9amEast Quad WorkshopSeriously, we did it better in the 60'sD. Ellsberg -- this has not been confirmed and may be a prank as the doc was open to anyone who had the link for editingA chance for a few of us who were there to tell you all about how we managed protest in the 60's, and what can be learned from that.
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10amARC- grassy lawn next to Segundo DCReflecting on the Now: Where is Occupy in the Future of ProtestRobyn Waxman
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10amARC- grassy lawn next to Segundo DCThe 15 Movement in Barcelona, Acampada BCN: From outrage to ActionCarolina NovellaPerformance Studies
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10:00am-11:00amARC Protest AreaAnarchist Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology on Anarchist PoliticsLaura Meek and Whitney Larratt-Smithanthro
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11amARC- grassy lawn next to Segundo DCDangers of Corporations: Getting the Full Right of People... and its Threat to our DemocracyGary Fitzgerald
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11:00am-12:00noonDome at Quad CityCops Off Campus: Toward A Safer University, Part 1 of 3: The police history of UC Davis and the UCsJoshua Clover, Eleanor Liu, Mohamed Shehk, Francis Jervis, and guest facilitators from different UC Davis departments.

Cultural Anthropology, English, and other departments
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12:00noon-1:00pmDome at Quad CityBudget Blues: UC Financial Structure and PrivatizationSuad Joseph, Caroline Mckusick, Kevin Smith, and othersCultural Anthropology
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1pmEast Quad Workshop SpaceOccupy Zero WasteBrennan BirdButterfly Science
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1:00-3:00Dutton Hall - now taken over by studentsPower and Resistance Part I (Marx)Nathan BrownEnglish3-part workshop: basic intro to the thought of Marx, Fanon, and Foucault, through their approach to theorizing power and resistance
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2pmBlue DomeActive AND Privileged: Examining Unintentional and Unconscious Dominance Within the ProtestLaurie LippinCRD
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3:15pEast Quad SpaceThe Physicality of Political Action: Getting over Hierarchical Structures of RelatingNita LittlePerformance StudiesContact Improvisation as Political Action
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3:30 - 5:00Quad VillageHow Non-violence is RacistKristin Koster and Erin PaszkoEnglishPick up the recommended reading at Quad info booth beginning Sunday, Nov 27
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3:30-4:30Dome on QuadAbolitionismAri KelmanHistory
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4pmEast Quad SpaceHappiness, Wealth and CommunityEmily BarancoPhilosophy
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4:30:00Blue DomeTips on ArgumentationColin MurphyTTP, GSA, Debate TeamFive basic rules for winning arguments.
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5pmBlue DomeStudents Co-Government and the Concept of UniversityPaulina L. González-GómezDisussion about university autonomy and democratically elected authorities. Can universities be centers for critical thinking and social change?
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6pmDome on QuadRevolutionary War and Free SpeechAlan TaylorHistoryAlien and Sedition Acts and resistance to these acts during the 1790s, the legacy of the American Revolution for free speech
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6pmEast QuadWhat happened to the economy to create the lack of funding at UC? And what do we need to do?Brian HanleyButterfly Science
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7pmBlue DomeMeditationDavis Shambhala Meditation Center
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7:30:00East QuadPrisoner's rights movements in American historyHolly CooperLaw School
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8:30-10Blue DomeTOWNHALL III: Hate Crime Action Planning MeetingMiguel Espinoza and Alex DaoWe will be working with a list of demands that has been formulated from soc and allies in prior townhalls, as well as having a discussion regarding how the affects of the privatization of the uc system disproportionately affects various communities - particularly, soc, queer students, etc.
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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12 noonDome on Quadradicalism in the 1910s Ari KelmanAmerican Studies
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2 pmdome on Quadstudent activism in Brazil in the 1960s Victoria LanglandHistory
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1:00-3:00Dutton HallPower and Resistance Part II (Fanon)Nathan BrownEnglish3-part workshop: basic intro to the thought of Marx, Fanon, and Foucault, through their approach to theorizing power and resistance
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2-5:00pmQuad VillageCommunity OrganizingAmy ChampPFSstudent empowerment workshop on lobbying
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3-4:30pmDome on QuadThinking about power and organizingBob OstertagCaTSPossibilities for what to do next
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4pmDome on QuadTactical Performance, Radical Spectacles Larry BogadTheatre and Dance
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6:00-9:00 pmHaring Hall 2205Privatization of the UniversityLouis Warren, Nick Perrone, Eric Rauchway, Lorena Oropeza, Ann Stevens, Rob Feenstra, Sarah Augusto, Clarence Walker, Tori LanglandHistory, Economics, Sociologyhttps://www.facebook.com/events/245968288795799/ Various topics surrounding privatization including the Regents, the State Legislature, Unions, Diversity, Inequality, Finance and Tuition, Occupy Wall Street
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Wednesday, November 30, 2011
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11:00am-12:00noonQuad City DomeCops Off Campus: Toward A Safer University, Part 2 of 3: alternative models from around the globe and the
United States
Joshua Clover, Eleanor Liu, Mohamed Shehk, Francis Jarvis, and guest facilitators from different UC Davis departments.

Cultural Anthropology, English, and other departments
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1:00-3:00Paulo Freire Open University (Dutton Hall)Power and Resistance Part III (Foucault)Nathan BrownEnglish3-part workshop: basic intro to the thought of Marx, Fanon, and Foucault, through their approach to theorizing power and resistance
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3pmSacred Space (Blue Dome in main quad)Chicano Movement and/or the Anti-Vietnam War Movement/ and the Bonus Army in the 1930sLorena OropezaHistory
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5pmSacred Space (Blue Dome in main quad)Blacks and the American Tradition of ProtestBruce HaynesSociology
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6pmSacred Space (Blue Dome in main quad)Protest and Utopia: the Anti-Vietnam War Movement and the Counterculturejohn hallsociology
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10Sacred Space (Blue Dome in main quad)Prop 13 and the anti tax movementlouis warren and lennie goldberghistory
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Thursday, December 1, 2011
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11amdome on quadradical writers/journalists in American social movementsSasha AbramskyUWP
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12dome on quadfrom tahrir square to david quadnoha radwancomp/lit/arabic
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12pmdome on quadpoetry rescheduled, Tues, Dec 6th at 12pm
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1pmMOVED TO DUTTON/ Paulo Freire Open UniversityAmerican Indian Movement: Inspiration for our Own DeColonizationFrances Kay HolmesEducation
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2pmdome on quadGuantanamo and Dissent, Human Rights Almerindo OjedaLinguistics
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3pmdome on quadfeminism and the role of women in radical movementsGary GoodmanUWP
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3pmTBA - east quad?Protest Rhetorics: A Critical AnalysisEnglish Graduate Students (contacts: Blair Citron and Grace Tirapelle)Englishwe will look at the rhetorical strategies used in several documents issued after the recent protests in order to determine the various tactics parties on various sides of the issues use to present their ideas.
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4dome on quadeducation for critical consciousnessines hernandez AvilaNative American Studies
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5pm-7pmWRRC - Rightous Babes Lounge Queerness and PrivilegeChristina Platenkamp, Sarah AugustoSociologyIn this workshop, we will attempt to deconstruct homonormative and (“color-blind”) racist frameworks that inhibit more radical queer and anti-racist discourses and discuss tactics for responding to hetero/homonormativity and “color-blind” racism as well as how to be a be better allies and create spaces that are safe for everyone.
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7pm-8:30pmSacred Space: Blue Quad DomeRejuvenationJohn Salerno-White + members of Fresh Breeze Sangha (Thich Nhat Hanh/Plum Village Tradition) Lotusforyou@comcast.netWake-Up UC DavisDuring this time, we will engage in (secular) Mindfulness practices to restore our focus, renew our positive energies and increase our community's cohesiveness. All Traditions and Non-Traditions welcome!
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Friday, December 2, 2011
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11:00am-12:00noonQuad City DomeCops Off Campus: Toward A Safer University, Part 3 of 3: proposals going forward: more health and safety,
less police violence
Joshua Clover, Eleanor Liu, Mohamed Shehk, Francis Jarvis, and guest facilitators from different UC Davis departments.

Cultural Anthropology, English, and other departments
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12pm- 1pmQuad City DomeSpiritual Principles of NonviolenceKristin Stoneking, Tom Zolot, and Emily Pickens-JonesCal Aggie Christian Association and the Multifaith Living CommunityIn this Teach-In we will explore how to approach social justice and activism from a nonviolent, spiritual, pluralistic, and holistic approach. Nonviolent movements in history have been some of the more successful actions of change. Spiritual enrichment and healing is an essential element to all religions, especially in times of stress, fear, and change. Looking at these ideas, we will incorporate how this is relevant to the Occupy UC Davis Movement
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1:30pm-2:45pmQuad City DomeMarx, CAPITAL, crisis theory and the limits and opportunites current movement(s)Neil LarsenCritical Theory & Comparative Literature
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11-1 pm3201 HartChicano Student Activism and Screening of WalkoutNatalia Deeb SosaChicano Studies
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FINALS WEEK
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dec 5th, 9 amthe BlacklistEric SmoodinAmerican Studies
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dec 5th 10 amQuad City domeACT UP, The AIDS Coalition to Unleash PowerElizabeth FreemanEnglishI'll give a brief history of ACT UP, we'll look at some artifacts, and we'll try to make connections between seizing "the public" in the 1980s and 90s and now.
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dec 6th 11 amThird World Liberation Front (TWLF) and the 1968 SF State College Strikerichard kimasian american studies
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Dec 6th, 12pmdome on quadOccupy PoetryPhillip BarronHistoryWe'll look at resources for sharing activist poetry and new poetry related to the Occupy Movement. With time remaining, we'll open up the floor for anyone to read their own poetry or poetry they find inspiring in light of the Occupy Movement. See http://occupypoetry.org for more.
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Dec 7, 11 amradical art/architecture movementsSimon SadlerDesign
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DEC 7, 2:00pmOpen UniversityQueerness and Privilege II (CANCELLED)Christina Platenkamp, Emili Said, Sarah AugustoSociologyPart II of the workshop - considering the interpersonal power dynamics of our space, how to be better allies, strategies for creating safer spaces for all.
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