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Building Afrotopia

BY STACEY ROBINSON
@ VOL 16 ON APR 14, 2016

"The work becomes a conversation about class, race, gender and appropriation."

In Building Afrotopia from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 16, artist Stacey Robinson illustrates how speculating black futures became paramount in his artistic practice as a response to the global displacement of Black and Indigenous people. Robinson shares recent work, beginning with his current Pan-African flag series, representing nations where Black and Indigenous populations are controlled by extreme measures. Robinson then shares works from an in-progress book, 100 Afrofuturists Practitioners, depicting people building future spaces where Black peace exists using S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art(s), and Math). Lastly, Robinson presents works inspired by the past Black Renaissance speculative Black Futures, with Afrofuturist digital collages inspired by Romare Bearden, James Denmark, Manzel Bowman, and other past and contemporary mixed media collage artists. 

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “Civil Rights”

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PAST VOL 3

Raleigh
Jun 17, 2010

PAST VOL 4

Aberdeen @ The Belmont Filmhouse
Dec 10, 2013

PAST VOL 16

Champaign-Urbana @ Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Aug 08, 2014

PAST VOL 6

Bowling Green @ Kentucky Museum
Oct 20, 2015

PAST VOL 66

Seattle @ Seattle University Pigott Auditorium
Nov 02, 2015

PAST VOL 6

Azores @ PKN Azores - Terceira
Dec 10, 2015

PAST VOL 20

Bozeman @ The Ellen Theatre
Sep 14, 2016

PAST VOL 20

Bozeman @ The Ellen Theatre
Sep 15, 2016

PAST VOL 68

Seattle @ Town Hall Seattle
Sep 15, 2016

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Powered by PechaKucha @ Center for Creative Photography
Feb 20, 2018

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Civil War Anesthesia

BY JOHN RATHGEB
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

John Rathgeb, a Civil War ethusiast, shares medical practices and the evolution of anesthesia around the world and uses in the Civil war. 

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Juliette H. Morgan: A Librarian Civil Rights Hero

BY JONATHAN JEFFREY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

Jonathan Jeffrey is the Manuscripts and Folklife Archives Coordinator and Department Head for Library Special Collections at Western Kentucky University. Here he shares with us the story of Juliette H. Morgan, a librarian who contributed to the Civil Rights Movement.

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Introducing The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

BY NANCY RICHEY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

The story of African Americans in Kentucky is as diverse and vibrant as the state's general history. Nancy Richey highlights notable local African Americans who were "firsts" in their locales or fought for civil rights.

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Kentucky Marriage Equality Oral History Project

BY KAREN HOGG
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Karen Hogg is a graduate student in the Folk Studies department at Western Kentucky University. She shares her experience gathering oral histories regarding the struggle for marriage equality in Kentucky.

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Archives and Civil Rights

BY APRIL MCCAULEY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

April McCauley works in the Western Kentucky University Archives. She thoughtfully talks about how archives help us engage with the broad history of and ongoing struggle for civil rights.

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Civil Rights @ WKU

BY SUELLYN LATHROP
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

Suellyn Lathrop has been the Western Kentucky University Archivist since 2007. She chronicles the history of civil rights as it has played out at Western Kentucky University.

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Civil Bikes

BY NEDRA DEADWYLER
@ VOL 30 ON AUG 21, 2016

Nedra Deadwyler shares how her search of local history led to the creation of Civil Bikes, her bicycle tour group in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Providing tours of Atlanta with accompanying historical information, this is a tour group you wouldn't want to miss! 

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Human Rights and Child Protection

BY DR. M. K. SHARMA
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 19, 2017

Dr. M.K. Sharma, advocate and visiting faculty in law, speaks on Human Rights and Child Protection.

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Free2Be

BY JAMES ROBINSON
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 11, 2017

James Robinson tells us about the path that led him to start Free2Be, a nonprofit LGBTQ resource center that works to end violence while advocating for the Human & Civil Rights of Sexual & Gender Minorities.

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The League of Women Voters

BY KATHY JONES
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 30, 2017

Kathy Jones gives us a history of voter's rights and women's rights, and illustrates a vivid picture of why it's important that we vote!   

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PechaKucha in the News

We love catching PechaKucha coverage around the world, and here's a sampling of a few recent articles we spotted on the web. "An Evening of Civil Creativity" (Here NB) -- PKN Moncton "'I think we have a lot of creative people in Moncton. We might not realize how many we have, and a lot of the creative people might feel isolated,' Goguen said. 'Pecha Kucha is to get people to feel good about the people in their city.'" "PechaKucha Hits Pittsburgh" (Morning Sun) -- PKN Pittsburgh "PowerPoint presentations are boring and bland, and human brains don’t retain the information they discuss well. But by making presentations visually stimulating, they can become interesting and engaging. That’s the message the creators of Pecha Kucha want to bring to millions of people worldwide, and what a growing number Pittsburg State University faculty, students and community members are sharing in increasing numbers." "PechaKucha a Simmering Saucepan of Food, Art and Ideas" (Vancouver Observer) -- PKN Vancouver "'There's a lot of young, creative people who are frustrated with the larger corporate system that seems to dominate the world,' he mused. '(PechaKucha)'s a forum where people can come together and share ideas.'"

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Photos of Life and Family, Imagination Within the Human Rights World, and Posters Galore

Presentations Jozef Rabara shares the striking photographic work he's produced at school. As you'll see in his presentation (in Czech, from PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 2), he offers up a distinctive view of his family, transsexuality, and the world around him. Grace Wu is a human rights activist who works for Amnesty International, and through her presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 14) she shares her journey of working in the human rights field, and shares some of the things she's learned through that work and experience. Posters Since we have so many additions to the Tumblr blog today, we've decided to highlight a few of them in our post, to make sure get to see them. Added today are the following posters: PKN Guatemala City Vol. 2, PKN Sarajevo Vol. 3 (poster and web flyer), PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 27, PKN Jakarta Vol. 12, and PKN Springfield, MO Vol. 8.  Calendar As we mentioned yesterday, there's only one event tonight (October 24), PKN Providence Vol. 43, but tomorrow is another big Thursday, with the following: PKN Guatelmala City Vol. 2, PKN Lille Vol. 2, PKN Knoxville Vol. 5, PKN Chillicothe Vol. 1, and PKN Vladimir Vol. 9.

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Exhibition of PechaKucha posters from all over the world at HUSET Aalborg

PechaKucha poster exhibition in Husets Galleri december 2012 Frem til jul kunne man se udstilling med PechaKucha plakater som vi har fikpå mail fra hele verden, og det strømmede ind med plakatkunst i hundredevis :-) Vi valgte 70 A3 og 15 store vi har trykt og viste alle dem vi har fået på en skærm i galleriet. Vi fik også plakater fra PechaKucha Night Aleppo i Syrien. Cityorganizer Harout Ekmanian har i stedet kastet for alle sine kræfter ind i hjælpearbejdet med flygtninge i fra borgerkrigen i Syrien. Sammen med den kristne hjælpeorganisation JRS forsøger han at samle tæpper, mad, penge og anden nødhjælp. Vi har fået lov at trykke og sælge PechaKucha Aleppos plakater til 50 kr. stk., og salget går ubeskåret til hjælpearbejdet via JRS. Kom ind og støt - læs mere om JRS her:http://www.facebook.com/JesuitRefugeeService Untill christmas you could see an exhibition of PechaKucha posters received on mail from he whole world - and we've received hundreds :-) We chose 70 A3 and 15 big ones for print and we showed all of the posters we received on screen in the gallery. We also received posters from PechaKucha Aleppo in Syria. Cityorganizer Harout Ekmanian has cast all is efforts into helping refugees from the civil war. Together with the christian helporganisation JRS he tries to collect blankets, food, money and emergency aid. We have been allowed to print and sell their PechaKucha posters for 50 kr. each, and sales go entirely to emergency relief through the JRS. So come by or support through http://www.facebook.com/JesuitRefugeeService

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Restoring Liberia's History

During and after the Liberian Civil War, countless photos were burned and with them bits of history were lost. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Restoring Liberia's History" from PKN Vancouver Vol. 28, Jeff Topham and his brother set out to retake old pictures of their childhood home of Liberia. Along the way, they ended up restoring the history of their old country, exposing a new generation to photos of a near unrecognizable Liberia, before rebels and war tore the country apart. Their project (Liberia '77) collected photographs of Liberia from expats and those who maintained photographic remants of the region, and eventually culminated in a gallery exhibition. 

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Education, Human Rights in Afghanistan

Lauryn Oates has been working to improve the lives of children and women in Afghanistan through the power of education. Though threats against her and her colleagues lives have been made on numerous occasions, she speaks firmly on the ideals of human rights. In "Education, Human Rights in Afghanistan" from PKN Vancouver Vol. 28, Lauryn introduces us to the Afghanistan that she knows, "...for each tragedy, there is a triumph." 

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Rap Mapping and the Everyday

“We touched on the Dirty South, civil rights, regionalism, and rawness.” Professor Liz Teston speaks about her design research project that focuses on regional rap music factions. In “Rap Mapping and the Everyday” from PKN Knoxville Vol. 12 she discusses the rap culture in the Dirty South and its connection to the built environment of this locale.

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Musings of a Courtroom Sketch Watercolorist

"This is a drawing of the jury passing around the murder weapon between them. It was a poignant moment of the trial."In Musings of a Courtroom Sketch Watercolorist from Jackson, MS, Vol. 7, noted artist Carol Clark Hammond shares how timed studies in watercolor nudes, scenic landscapes, and not-so-still-lifes keep her talents honed as a courtroom sketch artist. Hammond must keep very practiced to maintain the pace of the courtroom and convey the atmosphere of the moment. Here she her drawings from the historic trial of Byron Beckwith for the murder of Megar Wiley Evers, a civil rights activist in Mississippi in the early 1960s, leafed by her private works that keep her skills sharp. 

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City Focus: Bowling Green

We're putting this week's "City Focus" on Kentucky's Bowling Green, who's digging into a 6th instalment of PKN focused on the American Civil Rights past, present, and future. Check out their presentation archive and keep your eyes and ears peeling for their upcoming presentations!

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PechaKucha Night - SLC March 18th!

PechaKucha Night SLC and Women in Architecture are bringing together a great presenter line-up. Come experience it March 18th! View this email in your browser It's time to get your tickets! For the 3rd straight year, the Women in Architecture group has persuaded fantastic presenters to take the stage and share with us their best 20x20 PechaKucha presentations. Get a load of this group!Amanda Bordeloin - civil engineerAngela Dean - architectWomen of Design Build BluffVirginia Pearce - Utah film commissionerLauren Barros - family rights attorneyCurtis Miller - mathematician/student/wage gap researcherJen Plumb - emergency room physicianMaria Vyas - transportation plannerSofia Gorder - dancer/educator/creatorPat Bagley - editorial cartoonistEsther Gubbay - architecture studentLuisa Whittaker-Brooks - chemistWhere: The State Room (638 South State Street)When: Friday, March 18th Doors open @ 7pm Presenters start @ 8pm-10:30pmTickets $15 advance - $20 at the door

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Presenter Bio: Fredy

Fredy is Congolese by nationality, but since 2014 has been in exile in Malawi.  His family values of education and service for humanity led him to dedicate his efforts to fight for a noble cause: denouncing the human rights abuses in the Congo. Since coming to Malawi Fredy has experienced life in a refugee camp.  Discouraged by the multiple legal, socio-economic, socio-cultural, and psychological bounderies that refugees are faced with, Fredy and his brother saw enormous potential in the youth at the camp and founded Salama Africa in 2014. Only two years later, Salama Africa has promoted youth who were nominated vice-champions in a national-wide dance competition, youth who won the Malawi’s Got Talent competition, and have attracted attention of American filmmakers who produced a documentary about their work. This has been a renaissance of Fredy's desire to serve, and also a fresh start for the youth who are developing their potential and living just some of their dreams. Forced, and forged, Fredy has experienced many new beginnings.