Octavia's Brood November Northwest 2015 Tour!! (Portland and Seattle)

Octavia’s Brood will be doing a short Northwest Tour in November – hope to see you there!

 

Nov. 14, 2015 

Portland, OR

Cascade Media Convergence Keynote

6 pm

Smith Memorial Union room 328

Portland State University

Free and open to the public

 

Octavia’s Brood co-editors Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown will give the keynote address focusing on science fiction and social change

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/189245164742202/

 

Nov. 15, 2015

Portland, OR

Cascade Media Convergence Workshop

10-11:30 am

Smith Memorial Union Rm TBA

Portland State University

Open to the public; Need to register for conference, which is a $10-$15 suggestion donation (no one turned away)

 

Octavia’s Brood co-editors adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha will lead a direct action and sci fi workshop where participants will use familiar stories of other worlds (such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Oz, Harry Potter, etc.) to design direct action campaigns that parallel the world we are fighting for in the here and now. By the end of the session, regimes will be toppled, evil forces vanquished and solid skills in direct action organizing developed.

 

http://2015.cascademedia.cc/

 

Nov. 16, 2015

Seattle, WA

Seattle Central Presentation/Reading

11am-12noon 

Broadway Performance Hall

Seattle Central Community College

Free and open to the public


Public Presentation: Octavia’s Brood Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements with Walidah Imarisha, adrienne maree brown and Gabriel Teodros

 

Nov. 16, 2015

Seattle, WA

Seattle Central Presentation/Reading

2pm-3:30pm 

Location: BE1110

Seattle Central Community College

Free and open to the public


Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Training/Session: Co-editors/writers will present about emergent strategy, a way of moving forward towards collective organizing vision that focuses on resilience, adaptation, deep connections and transformative justice. Participants will then be lead through an organizing strategy session based on the works of Octavia Butler and other radical sci fi writers. 

This is a much more focused participation-heavy event. We need to know how many are attending so we can set up the breakout sessions. RSVP NECESSARY! Please email Sharon Spence-Wilcox by Thursday, November 12th at sharon.spence-wilcox@seattlecolleges.edu

 

Nov. 17

Portland, OR

Mt. Hood Community College Reading

12-1 pm 

Visual Arts Theater

Mt. Hood Community College

Free and open to the public

 

An Octavia’s Brood reading/presentation with co-editors Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown, and contributor David Walker

 

Nov. 17

Portland, OR

Mt. Hood Community College Workshop

3-4:30 pm 

Town and Gown

Mt. Hood Community College

Free and open to the public

 

Octavia’s Brood co-editors adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha will lead a direct action and sci fi workshop where participants will use familiar stories of other worlds (such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Oz, Harry Potter, etc.) to design direct action campaigns that parallel the world we are fighting for in the here and now. By the end of the session, regimes will be toppled, evil forces vanquished and solid skills in direct action organizing developed.