Occupy Carbondale Social Forum: A weekend teach-in for the 99 percent

March 2-4 2012
Big Muddy IMC,
214 N. Washington
Carbondale, IL

Updated Schedule and Speakers List:

Friday March 2

6:30-8pm
From Egypt to Little Egypt: The Origins of Occupy Wall Street
Speakers include Nick Smaligo from Occupy Carbondale, Abdo Solomon, and Sarah Lewison.

8:30pm
Film Screening: “Capitalism Hits the Fan”

Saturday, March 3

9am-12pm
Seed Swap (at Town Hall)

10:30-12pm
The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Southern Illinois
Speakers include Mark Donham.

12pm-1pm
Brown Bag Lunch Discussion on “Direct Action”

1-2:30pm
Occupy Wall Street and the Fight Against Racism 

3-4:30pm
Economic Crisis and Corporate Greed: Why Corporate Capitalism Doesn’t Work.
Speakers include Adam Turl (contributor to Socialist Worker Online) and Nick Smaligo (Occupy Carbondale

5-6:30pm
Hactivism 101

7:30pm-9pm
The Fires Last Time: Lessons of the 1930s and 1960s Social Movements.
Speakers include Prof. Robbie Lieberman and Prof. David Cochran

9pm-1am
Party/Fundraiser and Art Auction

Sunday, March 4

11am-12:30pm
We are the Media: Independent Media and the Occupy Movement
Speakers Include: Rich Whitney, former Green Party candidate for Governor of Illinois, Sarah Lewison (media professor).

12:30pm-1:30pm
Lunch Break + Intro To Linux Discussion

1:30pm-3pm
Occupy the Future: Alternatives to Corporate Capitalism. 
Speakers include Tod Kington (Another Way), Peter Sussman (Occupy Carbondale), Paula Bradshaw (Green Party), Ken Strikkers, (professor of Philosophy), Adam Turl (Occupy Carbondale)

3:00pm-4:30pm
Occupy Gender: Patriarchy and Corporate Greed

5:30pm-7pm
Occupy Southern Illinois: The Past and Future of Our Struggles for Economic and Social Justice
Speakers Include: Carl Bloom (President of Graduate and Professional Student Council), Alex Kane and Montana Goodman (student protest organizers during the 2011 strike), Jyostna Kapur (SIU professor and rank-and-file Faculty Association member), Joe Hassert (founding member of Occupy Carbondale and member of GA United).

7:30pm-9pm
Resisting the Global 1 Percent: Stopping the GB and NATO

This event is free (donations accepted)

For more information e-mail info@occupycarbondale.org 
or join us 7pm Wednesdays or 1pm Saturdays @ the Big Muddy IMC, 214 N. Washington