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3:30 pm

Historical Hackers: Cunning, Crafts and Material Manipulations

November 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Integrated Science Building (ISB) Room 145, Umass Amherst
Amherst, MA United States
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Dr. Otto von Busch is Associate Professor in Integrated Design at Parsons School of Design. He has a background in arts, craft, design and theory and many of his projects explore how design can mobilize community capabilities through collaborative craft and social activism in the support of social sustainability, peace, and justice. Designed objects are embodiments […]

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Climate Justice: Viewing Climate Change Through a Lens of Social Justice

November 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Montessori School of Northampton,, 42 Bates Street
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Most of us are familiar with the environmental effects of climate change, but have you thought about what a changing climate will do to people? Van Jones, a social justice champion and news commentator says it best: “In order to trash the planet, you have to trash people.” In this workshop, participants will learn how […]

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