We are please to announce Week Three of the Free University of Warwick. Please come join us!
13:00-15.00: Taking up space: workshop on art and activism – Julie Somany
Copper Rooms 2
13:00-14:00: Queer Politics and Italo Disco: Music and collective + subjective political emancipation – Malcolm Lowe
14:00-15:00: Building a Movement Around Women’s Rage -Mairead Enright
16:00-18:00: Beyond Divestment: Where Next for the Climate Justice Movement – Chris Saltmarsh and Harpreet Paul
14:00-15:00: “The University and the Undercommons” Workshop. (Chp. 2 of Fred Moten and Stefano Harney’s The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study) http://www.minorcompositions.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/undercommons-web.pdf – Andrew Stones.
14:00-15:00: Decolonising the Curriculum – Sue Lemos
and Ademola Anjorin
16:00-17:00: “Is British and French Colonialism Still with Us?” (Robert Gildea, Warwick Oxford Solidarity Exchange)
THURSDAY: International Working Women’s Day
13:00-14:00: Women’s History: A Feminist Rant – Anna Hajkova
14:00-15:00: Women of Colour Resist – Akwugo Emejulu & Kathryn Medien
15:00-16:00: Re-thinking housework and feminised labour – Helena Navarrete Plana
16:00-17:00: Black British Women’s Movement – Sue Lemos
17:00-19:00: Warwick Marxists- Women’s Liberation and Socialism
19:00-20:30: Hidden Histories: British National Eugenics – The Golden Age – Lara Choksey, Lara Choksey, Nathaniel C—— and Clive Harris
20:30-23:00: Feminist Fundraiser Party! https://www.facebook.com/events/1787327357952417/
Or propose your own event:
****Call out for proposals for the Free University of Warwick****
Welcome to the Free University of Warwick. We are currently recruiting.
Starting on February 22nd, the Free University of Warwick will be offering workshops, courses, classes, and film screenings
We are looking for people who want to help us create a university space outside of the neoliberal boundaries of Warwick Ltd. Our university is free of fees. You will not be examined or assessed. We have no Vice Chancellors, no middle managers. Instead, we are democratically run by staff, students, and community members who believe a better university is possible.
Whether you are a smoking salsa dancer, a bread baker, a quadratic formula master, a lover of film, a DJ, or an expert in property law, the EP Thompson seminar room is open to you.
While we’re happy for you to give a talk, we’re especially interested in alternative methods of teaching that break the boundaries of our established curriculums, departmental divisions, and classroom hierarchies. We want students to teach and teachers to learn.
The Free University of Warwick will be open from 3pm on everyday of the strike for workshops, teach-ins, film screenings, and other forms of collaborative learning. You don’t need a degree to come and teach, just enthusiasm and a desire to share. If you are interested in participating, please send an email letting us know what you want to do and how much time you need: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Warwick’s own words, “We are a place of possibility. We are always looking for new ways to make things happen.”