MayDay in Kingston: Celebrate International Workers’ Holiday!

WHAT: A spirited celebration in resistance to and defiance of capitalist exploitation, and struggle against racism, colonialism and all forms of oppression and domination. Come at 5pm for a FREE BBQ dinner then take to the streets at 6pm for Kingston’s 6th annual MayDay March! WHEN: May 1st 2015 from 5pm to 8pm WHERE: Douglas Fluhrer Park, … Continue reading “MayDay in Kingston: Celebrate International Workers’ Holiday!”

INTERROGATING AND CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK: A ROUNDTABLE ON THE RELEVANCE OF IWW IN OUR INCREASINGLY DIVERSE CULTURE

  WHAT: In the 20th and 21st centuries, gender and gender identity have taken on a variety of increasingly complex meanings. Questions about how different groups experience and identify in regards to gender, race, class and culture have caused some to question the ongoing utility of International Women’s Week and what it signifies to diverse … Continue reading “INTERROGATING AND CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK: A ROUNDTABLE ON THE RELEVANCE OF IWW IN OUR INCREASINGLY DIVERSE CULTURE”

Make Your Own Demon! (As part if International Women’s Week)

A feminist craft session for people of all genders, inspired by Lynda Barry’s graphic novel One Hundred Demons Supplies provided, but feel free to bring your own as well! No experience with arts or crafts necessary. No previous knowledge of Lynda Barry’s One Hundred Demons necessary. However, if you would like to check it out, … Continue reading “Make Your Own Demon! (As part if International Women’s Week)”

OPIRG Kingston Alt-Frosh is here!!!

It is finally here! The Alt-Frosh 2015 masterlist schedule! Check out these awesome workshops, discussions, reading groups, concerts, performance art, and film screenings! Check out all the event details and who is responsible for them at http://opirgkingston.org/events/! 1. The Really, Really Free Market Sunday September 13, Noon-2pm, Doug Fluher Park.  2. African Caribbean Student Association Soul … Continue reading “OPIRG Kingston Alt-Frosh is here!!!”

Affective Alchemy: Powerful Emotions and Creative Expressions Workshop

af·fect (verb) əˈfekt/ 1) have an effect on; make a difference to 2) touch the feelings (of someone); move emotionally al·che·my (noun) ˈalkəmē/ 1) the medeival forerunner of chemistry based on the supposed transformation of matter. it was concerned primarily with attempts to convert base materials into gold or to find a universal elixir 2) … Continue reading “Affective Alchemy: Powerful Emotions and Creative Expressions Workshop”

Affective Alchemy: Powerful Emotions and Creative Expressions

af·fect (verb) əˈfekt/ 1) have an effect on; make a difference to 2) touch the feelings (of someone); move emotionally al·che·my (noun) ˈalkəmē/ 1) the medeival forerunner of chemistry based on the supposed transformation of matter. it was concerned primarily with attempts to convert base materials into gold or to find a universal elixir 2) … Continue reading “Affective Alchemy: Powerful Emotions and Creative Expressions”

Symposium on Gender and Decolonization: A Resurgent Gathering

WHAT: Hosted by the Kahswentha Indigenous Knowledge Initiative, the event will include talks, roundtables, performances, and literary readings by some of Turtle Island’s finest authors, artists, scholars, and activists. Thanks to partnerships with and support from Queen’s Policy Studies, Studies in National and International Development (SNID), Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre, Tett Centre for Creativity & … Continue reading “Symposium on Gender and Decolonization: A Resurgent Gathering”

PROJECTS

Throughout the year, along with events hosted by our working groups, Levana hosts, is involved in, and/ or supports a number of events and projects. Some of these projects and events have included (this list is not exhaustive):  ***COMING UP*** (November 13th 2015) ‘Take Back the Mic featuring Kym Nacita!‘ This event will feature Kym Nacita, a … Continue reading “PROJECTS”

HAPPENING TONIGHT: ‘Academic Freedom and the Corporate University: Public Lecture by Dr. Steven Salaita’

[The image is a poster for the event. The background is stripes that are red, orange and yellow. In the top right corner there is text that read ‘Academic Freedom and the Corporate University Lecture by Dr. Steven Salaita’. There is an image of Dr. Steven Salaita on the left side of the poster. It is … Continue reading “HAPPENING TONIGHT: ‘Academic Freedom and the Corporate University: Public Lecture by Dr. Steven Salaita’”

TURBINES PRESENTS: UTOPIAS PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL

Levana is excited to support the Turbines Curatorial Collective’s upcoming UTOPIAS Performance Art Festival! WHAT: Guided by queer, feminist, trans*, and anti-racist perspectives, UTOPIAS draws together emerging/local performance artists with nationally- and internationally-recognized artists in order to produce creative re-imaginings through performance art. Featuring VAGINAL DAVIS, HAZEL MEYER, ANDREW RABYNIUK, and AVERY EVERHART, UTOPIAS temporarily … Continue reading “TURBINES PRESENTS: UTOPIAS PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL”