3 Nov 2009
Teach In: Is the Future Past?
Great to be invited to do this UCU/NUS teach in next wednesday, great in particular to be on with James Heywood, I who teach New Radical Political Economy, he is a friend of the Socialist Voice people in Canada like Ian Angus and I am often citing his article on Thomas Sankara.
Wednesday, 11 November
An afternoon of workshops discussing how to win
our future back
1-2.30pm RHB 137
Angela McRobbie (Media and Comms): What is the future for feminism?
Talat Ahmed (History): Is the future Indian?
Rachel Moore (Media and Comms): Not just for children: Utopian playtime
1-2.30pm RHB 139
Alberto Toscano (Sociology): The future of utopia
John Foran (Sociology): The future of revolution
Branwen Gruffydd Jones (Politics): The future of imperialism
Matthew Fuller (CCS): The future of surveillance
3-4.30pm RHB 306
James Curran (Media and Comms): Technological futures – in whose interests?
Marianne Franklin (Media and Comms): Sci-Fi – representing whose future?
Ben Levitas (Drama): Back to the Futurists: Future, theatre and historical imagination
3-4.30pm RHB 139
David Mabb (Art): ‘Rhythm 69" Morris/Richter/Malevich. An Everyday Utopia
Richard Noble (Art): Art and its utopias
Terry Rosenberg (Design): Interference Patterns: Future Design?
Final Plenary: 5-6.30pm RHB 137
Campaigning for the future of:
The planet (Derek Wall: Politics)
Peace (Lindsey German: Convenor, Stop the War Coalition)
Education (Sally Hunt: General Secretary, UCU)
Students (James Haywood, NUS Executive)