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<div><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Free School University (FSU) is a learning community of Occupy Boston. Topics vary from fun-and-games to politics and revolution. Our goal is to form an autonomous zone to entertain educate and enliven Occupiers and the general public,&nbsp;</span>and to share skills needed to maintain it<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">. The FSU has provided support and created the space for skill sharing, self-organization, teaching, and more than 150 learning opportunities so far.&nbsp;</span>'''Our next FSU Working Group Meeting will be on <span style="color:#ff8c00;">Friday, April 13 @ 6:00pm</span>. '''Contact <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); ">[mailto:fsu@occupyboston.org?subject=Inquiry fsu@lists.occupyboston.org]&nbsp;</span>if you want to attend the next meeting or for general inquiries.</div><div><br/></div><div><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);"></span></div><p style="text-align: center;">https://twimg0-a.akamaihd.net/profile_images/1619611750/KisP_copy.jpg</p><div><br/></div><div><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">'''To''' '''schedule a teach-in''', please submit the following information to [mailto:fsu@occupyboston.org?subject=POST%3A fsu@occupyboston.org].&nbsp;</span>If you know the exact date and time and have all of the information below ready, please include&nbsp;'''POST: (date / time)'''&nbsp;in the Subject of your email.&nbsp;</div><div><br/></div><ul style="margin-left: 40px;">
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<div><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Free School University (FSU) is a learning community of Occupy Boston. Topics vary from fun-and-games to politics and revolution. Our goal is to form an autonomous zone to entertain educate and enliven Occupiers and the general public,&nbsp;</span>and to share skills needed to maintain it<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">. The FSU has provided support and created the space for skill sharing, self-organization, teaching, and more than 150 learning opportunities so far.&nbsp;</span>'''<span style="color:#ff8c00">Our next FSU Working Group Meeting is&nbsp;</span><font color="#ff8c00">TBD</font>. '''Contact <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255)">[mailto:fsu@occupyboston.org?subject=Inquiry fsu@lists.occupyboston.org]&nbsp;</span>if you want to attend the next meeting or for general inquiries.</div><div><br/></div><div><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255)"></span></div><p style="text-align: center">https://twimg0-a.akamaihd.net/profile_images/1619611750/KisP_copy.jpg</p><div><br/></div><div><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">'''To''' '''schedule a teach-in''', please submit the following information to [mailto:fsu@occupyboston.org?subject=POST%3A fsu@occupyboston.org].&nbsp;</span>If you know the exact date and time and have all of the information below ready, please include&nbsp;'''POST: (date / time)'''&nbsp;in the Subject of your email.&nbsp;</div><div><br/></div><ul style="margin-left: 40px;">
 
<li><span style="color:#ff8c00"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">'''<font class="Apple-style-span">Date & Time</font>'''</span></span></span></li>
 
<li><span style="color:#ff8c00"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">'''<font class="Apple-style-span">Date & Time</font>'''</span></span></span></li>
 
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<li><span style="color:#ff8c00"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">'''<font class="Apple-style-span">Title &</font>'''</span></span></span><span style="color:#ff8c00"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">'''<font class="Apple-style-span">&nbsp;</font>'''</span></span>'''Brief Description'''</span></li>
 
<li><span style="color:#ff8c00"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">'''Short Biography'''</span></span></span></li>
 
<li><span style="color:#ff8c00"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">'''Short Biography'''</span></span></span></li>
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<div><br/></div><div>After everything is confirmed, you can use the&nbsp;[http://www.occupyboston.org/calendar-event-submission-form/ Occupy Boston Event Submission Form]&nbsp;to expedite posting to the occupyboston.org&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/calendar event calendar].</div><div><br/></div>
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<div><br/></div><div>After everything is confirmed, you can use the&nbsp;[http://www.occupyboston.org/calendar-event-submission-form/ Occupy Boston Event Submission Form]&nbsp;to expedite posting to the occupyboston.org&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/calendar event calendar].<br/></div><div><br/></div>
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== '''<span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Occupy Boston Radio</span></span>''' ==
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== <span style="font-size:large;">'''<span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">OB Community Gatherings</span></span>'''</span> ==
  
=== <span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color:#ff8c00;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;">'''FSU-RADIO'''</span></span></span><br/> ===
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''[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Community_Gathering_Schedule Occupy Boston Community Gatherings] are held every Monday night. The first half hour is set aside for socializing. The FSU will be joining with other Occupy Boston Working Groups to host the following community gatherings from 6pm - 9pm at the Community Church in Copley Square (565 Boylston St, 2nd Floor, Boston):''
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=== <span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Restorative Justice, Community Justice</span></span></span> ===
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<div>'''Monday, June 18:'''&nbsp;The 99% are the new poor, and a primary reason for that is that they are poor in terms of power and access to it. They are the victims of abuses of authority and power, authoritarianism, and the abusers of power are the state, corporations, the parties of fear and the new Know Nothings. The assignment is to speak to restorative and community justice.&nbsp;“Restorative justice” is a term with many meanings, and it takes many forms, but it assumes that the best people to resolve a problem or conflict are those who have it.&nbsp;We need justice mechanisms that respond to the wants and needs of the people and those that address the core problem of poverty in the sense of ending imbalances of bargaining position.&nbsp;This talk will challenge audiences to consider the value of restorative and community justice (with short descriptions of the two) and how to articulate how to address actual need by way of balancing power relationships and promoting inclusion to challenge legal systems to be truly responsive.&nbsp;For more information,&nbsp;[https://www.google.com/calendar/render?eid=ZTVwYWo2YnZ0NjlwMnRnazZlNXVoZnZvMHNfMjAxMjA2MThUMjIwMDAwWiA5bzkwb3Q2cGw4YmptZ2pwZTM3YnY1aHQ0NEBn&ctz=America/New_York&pli=1&gsessionid=BUzXgkHjwU9R5mjeOe2P1g&sf=true&output=xml click here].&nbsp;</div><div><br/></div><div>Presented by Dr.&nbsp;James W. Zion,&nbsp;an international lawyer for the National Indian Youth Council and a longtime advocate of restorative justice, with close involvement with establishing the system of Navajo peacemaking of the Navajo Nation that is considered a model of restorative justice.&nbsp;Hosted by members of the FSU and&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Financial_Accountability Financial Accountability]&nbsp;working groups.</div><div><div></div></div>
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=== <span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Open House on Immigration</span></span></span> ===
  
=== <span style="font-size:smaller;">''FSU-RADIO&nbsp;is an educational series by the Free School University at Occupy Boston that streams live on&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/radio OB Radio]&nbsp;every Wednesday night at 7pm. Our goal is to maintain an autonomous zone to entertain educate and enliven Occupiers and the general public. Our purpose is to provide support and space for skill sharing and sharing basic info regarding Occupy Boston and to encourage self-organization, teaching, and learning opportunities.Call 617-506-9726 with questions or comments during the show, or join the IRC chat at&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/radio occupyboston.org/radio].''</span> ===
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'''Monday, June 25:''' The FSU and Outreach Working Groups will host a community gathering&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; white-space: pre-wrap;">with Lydia Edwards (Brazilian Immigrant Center), members of the Student Immigrant Movement, Centro Presente, and [http://avichomsky.com Avi Chomsky] (Salem State University). Topics include immigration rights, citizenship, secure communities and many other local issues that affect us all in the Boston area. For more information, [https://www.google.com/calendar/render?eid=ZTVwYWo2YnZ0NjlwMnRnazZlNXVoZnZvMHNfMjAxMjA2MjVUMjIwMDAwWiA5bzkwb3Q2cGw4YmptZ2pwZTM3YnY1aHQ0NEBn&ctz=America/New_York&pli=1&sf=true&output=xml click here].</span>
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== '''<span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0)"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif">Educational Programs on OB Radio</span></span>'''<br/> ==
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''The FSU's goal is to maintain an autonomous zone to entertain educate and enliven Occupiers and the general public. Our purpose is to provide support and space for skill sharing and sharing basic info regarding Occupy Boston and to encourage self-organization, teaching, and learning opportunities. Weekly educational programs stream live on''''&nbsp;'''[http://occupyboston.org/radio OB Radio].&nbsp;''
 
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=== <span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color:#ff8c00;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;">'''Global Teach-In: Global Problems & the 99 Percent's Solutions'''</span></span></span><br/> ===
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=== <span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#ff8c00"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif">'''Free School University'''</span></span></span><br/> ===
 
 
'''Wednesday, April 25, 2012:&nbsp;'''<span style="color: rgb(69, 69, 69); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">On tonight's show, we will be airing an interview with environmentalist and author Bill McKibben and interviewer Suren Moodliar (live guest) as part of&nbsp;</span>[http://www.globalteachin.com/ The Global Teach-in]<span style="color: rgb(69, 69, 69); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">, a web event taking place from 12:00 to 4:00 taking place simultaneously in multiple cities in seven countries, will be an interactive and participatory event including discussions by experts, grassroots activists and citizens at large concerned about developing solutions to policy problems and creating alternative institutions.</span>
 
 
 
'''Bill McKibben'''&nbsp;is [http://www.billmckibben.com/bio.html the author of a dozen books about the environment], beginning with ''The End of Nature'' in 1989, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. He is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign&nbsp;[http://350.org/ <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 204);">350.org</span>], which has coordinated 15,000 rallies in 189 countries since 2009. ''Time Magazine'' called him 'the planet's best green journalist' and the ''Boston Globe'' said in 2010 that he was 'probably the country's most important environmentalist.' Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, he holds honorary degrees from a dozen colleges, including the Universities of Massachusetts and Maine, the State University of New York, and Whittier and Colgate Colleges. In 2011 he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
 
 
 
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'''Suren Moodliar'''&nbsp;is a coordinator of Massachusetts Global Action, an organization challenging corporate globalization. He worked on the Boston Social Forum and helped found the [http://www.encuentro5.org encuentro 5] "movement-building space" in Boston's Chinatown. He also oversees the "Color of Water" project that promotes the UN-recognized Human Right to Water, and has served as executive director of the Organizers' Collaborative and coordinated the 9th and 10th annual [http://www.GrassrootsTech.org Grassroots Use of Technology Conferences].
 
 
 
 
 
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=== <span style="font-size: small;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">VFP-RADIO</span></span></span> ===
 
  
<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">'''''VFP-RADIO''' is a weekly radio broadcast organized by members of the&nbsp;[http://smedleyvfp.org/ Smedley D. Butler Brigade]&nbsp;of Veterans For Peace (VFP) streams live on&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/radio OB Radio]&nbsp;every Monday night at 6:00pm.&nbsp;Call 617-506-9726 with questions or comments during the show, or join the IRC chat at&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/radio occupyboston.org/radio].&nbsp;''</span>''<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Hosted by Bob Funke, member of the&nbsp;</span>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/WG/Peace_Action Action For Peace Working Group]<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;at Occupy Boston and Vietnam Veteran For Peace.&nbsp;</span>[http://www.veteransforpeace.org/ Veterans For Peace]<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;is a non-profit educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war employing the motto "De Oppresso Liber" (Liberate the Oppressed). The next shows will be aired on:</span>''
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'''FSU-RADIO'''&nbsp;is a weekly radio broadcast organized and hosted by David K of the Free School University Working Group.&nbsp;&nbsp;'Programming streams live on&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/radio OB Radio]&nbsp;every Wednesday night from 7:00 - 8:00pm. For more information, visit the [http://fsuradio.wordpress.com/ FSU-RADIO blog].&nbsp;Call&nbsp;&nbsp;617-90-20-OBR&nbsp;(617-902-0027) with questions or comments during live broadcasts, or join the IRC chat at&nbsp;'[http://occupyboston.org/radio occupyboston.org/radio].
  
*'''Monday, April 30, 2012'''
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*'''June 20, 2012'''
*'''Monday, May 7, 2012'''
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*'''June 27, 2012'''
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*'''July 4, 2012'''
  
== <span style="font-family: georgia, serif; color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-size:large;">'''<span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series</span></span>'''</span></span> ==
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=== '''<span style="font-family: georgia, serif; color: rgb(255, 140, 0); font-size: small;">Veterans For Peace</span>''' ===
  
<span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">''[http://zinnlectures.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/purpose-of-the-lectures/#_ftn1 From the Organizers of The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series]:&nbsp;We, as citizens, academics, and members of the 99%, would like to contribute to the conversation taking place at Occupy Boston about how to make a better, more equitable world for all of us. In the radical and participatory spirit of Occupy Boston and similar radical movements of the past, we see our role, as Giovanni Arrighi once argued, as helping the movement to develop its "own autonomy through an understanding of the broader processes, both national and global, in which their struggles [are] taking place" ([http://newleftreview.org/?page=article&view=2771 The Winding Paths of Capital], New Left Review, Mar-Apr 2009).&nbsp;''</span>''We wish to participate in the movement not from a position of authority, but one of mutual dialogue. While people know their situation much better than we ever will, as academics we are better positioned "to understand the wider context in which it develops" (Ibid). For this reason we have created a series of lectures in which academics lead a dialogue with Occupy Boston participants on issues of economic, political, and social justice. We call these lectures The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series at Occupy Boston in honor of the late, great Boston Historian. For an archive of past lectures,&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Solidarity/FSU/PastTeachIns#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series click here].''
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'''VFP-RADIO '''radio is a weekly radio broadcast organized and hosted by Bob Funke, a Vietnam veteran and member of the&nbsp;[http://smedleyvfp.org/ Smedley D. Butler Brigade]&nbsp;of&nbsp;[http://www.veteransforpeace.org/ Veterans For Peace]&nbsp;and Occupy Boston's&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/WG/Peace_Action Action For Peace Working Group]. Programming&nbsp;streams live on&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/radio OB Radio]&nbsp;'''every&nbsp;Monday night&nbsp;from 6:00 - 7:00pm'''.&nbsp;Call 617-506-9726 with questions or comments during the show, or join the IRC chat at&nbsp;[http://occupyboston.org/radio occupyboston.org/radio].&nbsp;
<blockquote><span style="color: rgb(69, 69, 69); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">'''Tuesday, May 22, 2012 (6:00pm @ Encuentro 5 - 33 Harrison Ave, Boston):'''&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(69, 69, 69); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Truth and Revolution: A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization with Michael Staudenmaier</span></blockquote></div>
 
  
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*'''June 25, 2012'''
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== <span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);">'''Free School University'''</span></span> ==
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*[http://freeschooluniversity.org/ Website], students and teachers can build a free page here
 
*[http://freeschooluniversity.org/ Website], students and teachers can build a free page here
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/FSUOccupyBoston YouTube]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/FSUOccupyBoston YouTube]
 
*[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Tent_City/Library Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn (A-Z) Library], Occupy Boston's Free Library
 
*[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Tent_City/Library Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn (A-Z) Library], Occupy Boston's Free Library
*[http://occupyboston.org/radio Occupy Boston Radio], FSU broadcasts live every Wednesday from 7-8pm
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*[http://occupyboston.org/radio Occupy Boston Radio]
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*[http://fsuradio.wordpress.com/ FSU-RADIO], blog
 
*[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/ob-tv Occupy Boston TV]
 
*[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/ob-tv Occupy Boston TV]
*[http://university.nycga.net/free-education/free-school-university-occupy-boston/ Occupy University], FSU Page on OWS Education for the Revolution
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*[http://university.nycga.net/free-education/free-school-university-occupy-boston/ Occupy University], FSU Page on OWS: Education for the Revolution
 
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== <span style="font-size:large;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">'''Working Group Information'''</span></span></span> ==
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*[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university Working Group], register and login to participate.&nbsp;You do not have to login to view the FSU files on our working groups page.
 
*[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university Working Group], register and login to participate.&nbsp;You do not have to login to view the FSU files on our working groups page.
 
**[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/free-school-university-needs-volunteers-videograohers Information for Volunteers]
 
**[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/free-school-university-needs-volunteers-videograohers Information for Volunteers]
**[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/teacher-suggestions <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Information for Teachers</span>]
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**[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/teacher-suggestions <span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Information for Teachers</span>]
**<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/pages/site-assistantsgreeters Information for Site-Assistants]</span>
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**<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/pages/site-assistantsgreeters Information for Site-Assistants]</span>
 
*[https://lists.mayfirst.org/mailman/listinfo/fsu List Serve], sign up for our working group's email list
 
*[https://lists.mayfirst.org/mailman/listinfo/fsu List Serve], sign up for our working group's email list
 
*[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/pages/fsu-wg-living-agenda Living Agenda]&nbsp;for upcoming FSU Working Group meetings
 
*[http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/pages/fsu-wg-living-agenda Living Agenda]&nbsp;for upcoming FSU Working Group meetings
*[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Talk:Free_School_University_(FSU) Wiki Talk Page],&nbsp;space to share ideas for building this wiki page and FSU generally
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*[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Talk:Free_School_University_%28FSU%29 Wiki Talk Page],&nbsp;space to share ideas for building this wiki page and FSU generally
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=== <span style="font-size:small;">'''<span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Meeting Notes</span></span>'''</span> ===
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| [http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/pages/fsu-2011-meeting-notes-prior-december-1st-2011 October 2011]
 
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| [http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/meeting-notes-2-dec-11 December 2, 2011]
 
| [http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/meeting-notes-2-dec-11 December 2, 2011]
 
| [http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/fsu-meeting-notes-2012-02-03 February 3, 2012]
 
| [http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/fsu-meeting-notes-2012-02-03 February 3, 2012]
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| [http://groups.occupyboston.org/wg/free-school-university/files/fsu-meeting-notes-2011-12-07 December 7, 2011]
 
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== <span style="font-size:large;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><span style="color: rgb(255, 140, 0);">'''The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series'''</span></span></span><br/> ==
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<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">''[http://zinnlectures.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/purpose-of-the-lectures/#_ftn1 From the Organizers of The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series]:&nbsp;We, as citizens, academics, and members of the 99%, would like to contribute to the conversation taking place at Occupy Boston about how to make a better, more equitable world for all of us. In the radical and participatory spirit of Occupy Boston and similar radical movements of the past, we see our role, as Giovanni Arrighi once argued, as helping the movement to develop its "own autonomy through an understanding of the broader processes, both national and global, in which their struggles [are] taking place" ([http://newleftreview.org/?page=article&view=2771 The Winding Paths of Capital], New Left Review, Mar-Apr 2009).&nbsp;''</span>''We wish to participate in the movement not from a position of authority, but one of mutual dialogue. While people know their situation much better than we ever will, as academics we are better positioned "to understand the wider context in which it develops" (Ibid). For this reason we have created a series of lectures in which academics lead a dialogue with Occupy Boston participants on issues of economic, political, and social justice. We call these lectures The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series at Occupy Boston in honor of the late, great Boston Historian. For an archive of past lectures,&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Solidarity/FSU/PastTeachIns#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series click here].''
 
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*<div>[http://zinnlectures.wordpress.com/ Website], WordPress</div>
 
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*<div>[https://www.facebook.com/groups/192832530805758/ Facebook], group page</div>
 
*<div>[https://www.facebook.com/groups/192832530805758/ Facebook], group page</div>
 
*<div>[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5CC33755D87209BF Video Archive], playlist of past lectures on YouTube</div>
 
*<div>[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5CC33755D87209BF Video Archive], playlist of past lectures on YouTube</div>
*<div>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Free_School_University_(FSU)#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series_2 Upcoming Lectures]</div>
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*<div>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Free_School_University_%28FSU%29#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series_2 Upcoming Lectures]</div>
*<div>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Free_School_University_(FSU)#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series_2 Occupied Peoples | People's Occupations],&nbsp;'''OCCUPY'''''film''</div>
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*<div>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Free_School_University_%28FSU%29#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series_2 Occupied Peoples | People's Occupations],&nbsp;'''OCCUPY'''''film''</div>
 
*<div>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Solidarity/FSU/PastTeachIns#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series Past Lectures]</div>
 
*<div>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Solidarity/FSU/PastTeachIns#The_Howard_Zinn_Memorial_Lecture_Series Past Lectures]</div>
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<div>Since our first teach-in on October 7, 2011, the Occupy Boston Free School University has created the space for more than 150 teach-ins!&nbsp;For a complete list of past teach-ins,&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Solidarity/FSU/PastTeachIns click here].&nbsp;</div>
 
<div>Since our first teach-in on October 7, 2011, the Occupy Boston Free School University has created the space for more than 150 teach-ins!&nbsp;For a complete list of past teach-ins,&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Solidarity/FSU/PastTeachIns click here].&nbsp;</div>
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=== <span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#ff8c00">'''<span style="font-family:georgia,serif">Videos</span>'''</span></span> ===
<div>To access our video archive, including nearly 40 videos of our past teach-ins,&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/FSU_Video_Archive click here]. If you have video you would like us to add to the archive or links to coverage of FSU events in the news, please email them to us at&nbsp;[mailto:fsu@occupyboston.org?subject=Post%3A%20Video%20of%20Past%20Teach-In fsu@occupyboston.org].</div>
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<div>To access our video archive, including nearly 40 videos of our past teach-ins,&nbsp;[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/FSU_Video_Archive click here]. If you have video you would like us to add to the archive or links to coverage of FSU events in the news, please email them to us at&nbsp;[mailto:fsu@occupyboston.org?subject=Post%3A%20Video%20of%20Past%20Teach-In fsu@occupyboston.org].</div></blockquote>
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<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/06/07/howard-zinn-memorial-lecture-series-richard-seymour/ Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series: Richard Seymour] by Doug Enaa Greene (Boston Occupier, 6.7.2012)</li>
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<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/05/29/the-great-inequality-part-1/ The Great Inequality: Part 1] by Michael D. Yates (Boston Occupier, 5.29.2012)</li>
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<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/04/14/barbara-foley-from-occupy-to-revolution/ Barbara Foley: From Occupy to Revolution] by Doug Enaa Greene (Boston Occupier, 4.14.2012)</li>
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<li>[http://jaar.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2012/04/09/jaarel.lfs003.full 2011 Presidential Address: Empire & the Study of Religion] by&nbsp;Kwok Pui-lan&nbsp;(Oxford Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 4.10.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/04/09/video-making-sense-of-the-mbta-mess/ Making Sense of the MBTA Mess] by Doug Enaa Greene (Boston Occupier, 4.9.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/04/09/video-making-sense-of-the-mbta-mess/ Making Sense of the MBTA Mess] by Doug Enaa Greene (Boston Occupier, 4.9.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/03/29/20-compelling-lectures-on-occupy/ 10 Compelling Lectures on Occupy] (Boston Occupier, 3.29.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/03/29/20-compelling-lectures-on-occupy/ 10 Compelling Lectures on Occupy] (Boston Occupier, 3.29.2012)</li>
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<li>[http://www.umassmedia.com/news/article_0479b06c-7855-11e1-94a2-001a4bcf6878.html Change in Occupation] by Osahh Aim (Mass Media, UMass Boston, 3.27.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/03/12/howard-zinn-memorial-lecture-series-noel-ignatiev/ Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series: Noel Ignatiev], at Occupy Boston on&nbsp;November 12, 2011&nbsp;(Boston Occupier, 3.12.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/03/12/howard-zinn-memorial-lecture-series-noel-ignatiev/ Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series: Noel Ignatiev], at Occupy Boston on&nbsp;November 12, 2011&nbsp;(Boston Occupier, 3.12.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/02/14/avi-chomsky-immigration-environment-and-occupy/ Immigration, Environment, and Occupy] by Avi Chomsky (Boston Occupier, 2.14.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/02/14/avi-chomsky-immigration-environment-and-occupy/ Immigration, Environment, and Occupy] by Avi Chomsky (Boston Occupier, 2.14.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/02/02/from-occupy-to-workers-control-professors-elaine-bernard-and-immanuel-ness/ From Occupy to Workers Control: Professors Elaine Bernard & Immanuel Ness] by Doug Enaa Green (Boston Occupier, 2.2.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/02/02/from-occupy-to-workers-control-professors-elaine-bernard-and-immanuel-ness/ From Occupy to Workers Control: Professors Elaine Bernard & Immanuel Ness] by Doug Enaa Green (Boston Occupier, 2.2.2012)</li>
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<li>[http://www.cc-ds.org/mobilizer/events/northern.html Report of the Boston Chapter to the CCDS & NCC] (CCDS Mobilizer, Winter 2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/01/28/paul-leblanc-the-ancestors-of-occupy/ Paul LeBlanc: The Ancestors of Occupy]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier, 1.27.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/01/28/paul-leblanc-the-ancestors-of-occupy/ Paul LeBlanc: The Ancestors of Occupy]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier, 1.27.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/01/20/free-school-university-saturday-21-2012/ Citizens United Summit]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier, 1.20.2012)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2012/01/20/free-school-university-saturday-21-2012/ Citizens United Summit]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier, 1.20.2012)</li>
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<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/12/06/their-crisis-and-our-response/ Their Crisis and Our Response]&nbsp;by Victor Wallis (Boston Occupier,&nbsp;12.6.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/12/06/their-crisis-and-our-response/ Their Crisis and Our Response]&nbsp;by Victor Wallis (Boston Occupier,&nbsp;12.6.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://www.dennisfox.net/papers/reflections_on_occupying.html Reflections on Occupying] by Dennis Fox (draft for publication in the ''Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology'', 11.20.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://www.dennisfox.net/papers/reflections_on_occupying.html Reflections on Occupying] by Dennis Fox (draft for publication in the ''Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology'', 11.20.2011)</li>
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/11/19/“the-right-to-protest-for-right”-peniel-e-joseph-on-economic-justice-and-martin-luther-king-jr/ The Right to Protest for Right: Peniel E. Joseph on Economic Justice & MLK Jr]&nbsp;by Julie Orlemanski (Boston Occupier,&nbsp;11.19.2011)</li>
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<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/11/19/%E2%80%9Cthe-right-to-protest-for-right%E2%80%9D-peniel-e-joseph-on-economic-justice-and-martin-luther-king-jr/ The Right to Protest for Right: Peniel E. Joseph on Economic Justice & MLK Jr]&nbsp;by Julie Orlemanski (Boston Occupier,&nbsp;11.19.2011)</li>
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<li>[http://www.urpe.org/ows/owshome.html Union for Radical Political Economics at #OWS] (URPE, 11.14.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://thephoenix.com/boston/arts/129676-papercut-zine-library-andamp-the-lucy-parsons-cente/ Papercut Zine Library & Lucy Parsons Center Re-Open]&nbsp;by Liz Pelly (The Boston Phoenex, 11.9.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://thephoenix.com/boston/arts/129676-papercut-zine-library-andamp-the-lucy-parsons-cente/ Papercut Zine Library & Lucy Parsons Center Re-Open]&nbsp;by Liz Pelly (The Boston Phoenex, 11.9.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/11/03/so-that-all-voices-may-be-heard-consensus-and-c-t-lawrence-butler/ So That All Voices May Be Heard: Concensus and C.T. Lawrence Butler]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier,&nbsp;11.3.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/11/03/so-that-all-voices-may-be-heard-consensus-and-c-t-lawrence-butler/ So That All Voices May Be Heard: Concensus and C.T. Lawrence Butler]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier,&nbsp;11.3.2011)</li>
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<li>Center for Popular Economics,&nbsp;[http://www.populareconomics.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/CPE-fall-newsletter-2011.pdf Occupy!] (The Popular Economist, Fall 2011)</li>
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<li>[http://jadachin.blogspot.com/2011/10/occupy-boston-occupy-wall-street.html Occupy Boston (The Occupy Wall Street Movement)] by Jada (Minstrone Soup for the Teenage Soul Blog, 10.27.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/10/25/vijay-prashad-speaks-at-occupy-boston/ Vijay Prashad Speaks at Occupy Boston]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier,&nbsp;10.25.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://bostonoccupier.com/2011/10/25/vijay-prashad-speaks-at-occupy-boston/ Vijay Prashad Speaks at Occupy Boston]&nbsp;(Boston Occupier,&nbsp;10.25.2011)</li>
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<li>[http://blog.thephoenix.com/BLOGS/phlog/archive/2011/10/19/our-kanye-noam-chomsky-to-visit-occupyboston-today.aspx Our Kayne: Noam Chomsky to Occupy Boston] by Carli Carioli (Boston Phoenix Blog, 10.17.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://www.watsoninstitute.org/news_detail.cfm?id=1571 Blyth Asks: Should the Poor Insure the Rich?]&nbsp;(Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, 10.14.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://www.watsoninstitute.org/news_detail.cfm?id=1571 Blyth Asks: Should the Poor Insure the Rich?]&nbsp;(Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, 10.14.2011)</li>
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<li>[http://www.populareconomics.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/CPE-fall-newsletter-2011.pdf Occupy Teach-In: An Evening of Protest Histories, Economics, Activism, Social Media] (Global Conversation Blog, 10.14.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://triplecrisis.com/occupy-wall-street-all-the-power-to-them-but-get-the-targets-right/ Occupy Wall Street: Getting the Targets Right]&nbsp;by Mark Blythe and Kevin Gallagher (Triple Crisis, 10.13.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://triplecrisis.com/occupy-wall-street-all-the-power-to-them-but-get-the-targets-right/ Occupy Wall Street: Getting the Targets Right]&nbsp;by Mark Blythe and Kevin Gallagher (Triple Crisis, 10.13.2011)</li>
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<li>[http://dollarsandsense.org/blog/2011/10/ob-crackdown-more-teach-ins-etc.html OB Crackdown; More Teach-Ins; Etc] by Chris Sturr (Dollars & Sense, 10.11.2011)</li>
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<li>[http://chronicle.com/blogs/brainstorm/inside-the-crackdown-at-occupyboston/40136 Inside the Crackdown at Occupy Boston] by Zach Schwartz-Weinstein (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.11.2011)</li>
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<li>[http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x843640751/Boston-protest-group-sees-a-nation-in-trouble Boston Protest Group Sees a Nation in Trouble] by Krista Kano (The Metrowest Daily News, 10.8.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/07/us-usa-wallstreet-protests-idUSTRE7966BO20111007 Ivy League Professors Speak to Anti-Wall Street Protestors]&nbsp;by Lauren Keiper (Reuters, 10.7.2011)</li>
 
<li>[http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/07/us-usa-wallstreet-protests-idUSTRE7966BO20111007 Ivy League Professors Speak to Anti-Wall Street Protestors]&nbsp;by Lauren Keiper (Reuters, 10.7.2011)</li>
 
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Free School University (FSU) is a learning community of Occupy Boston. Topics vary from fun-and-games to politics and revolution. Our goal is to form an autonomous zone to entertain educate and enliven Occupiers and the general public, and to share skills needed to maintain it. The FSU has provided support and created the space for skill sharing, self-organization, teaching, and more than 150 learning opportunities so far. Our next FSU Working Group Meeting is TBD. Contact fsu@lists.occupyboston.org if you want to attend the next meeting or for general inquiries.

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To schedule a teach-in, please submit the following information to fsu@occupyboston.orgIf you know the exact date and time and have all of the information below ready, please include POST: (date / time) in the Subject of your email. 

  • Date & Time
  • Location
  • Title & Brief Description
  • Short Biography
  • Working Group Association
  • Sponsors (if any)

After everything is confirmed, you can use the Occupy Boston Event Submission Form to expedite posting to the occupyboston.org event calendar.

 CURRENT TEACH-INS 

OB Community Gatherings

Occupy Boston Community Gatherings are held every Monday night. The first half hour is set aside for socializing. The FSU will be joining with other Occupy Boston Working Groups to host the following community gatherings from 6pm - 9pm at the Community Church in Copley Square (565 Boylston St, 2nd Floor, Boston):

Restorative Justice, Community Justice

Monday, June 18: The 99% are the new poor, and a primary reason for that is that they are poor in terms of power and access to it. They are the victims of abuses of authority and power, authoritarianism, and the abusers of power are the state, corporations, the parties of fear and the new Know Nothings. The assignment is to speak to restorative and community justice. “Restorative justice” is a term with many meanings, and it takes many forms, but it assumes that the best people to resolve a problem or conflict are those who have it. We need justice mechanisms that respond to the wants and needs of the people and those that address the core problem of poverty in the sense of ending imbalances of bargaining position. This talk will challenge audiences to consider the value of restorative and community justice (with short descriptions of the two) and how to articulate how to address actual need by way of balancing power relationships and promoting inclusion to challenge legal systems to be truly responsive. For more information, click here

Presented by Dr. James W. Zion, an international lawyer for the National Indian Youth Council and a longtime advocate of restorative justice, with close involvement with establishing the system of Navajo peacemaking of the Navajo Nation that is considered a model of restorative justice. Hosted by members of the FSU and Financial Accountability working groups.

Open House on Immigration

Monday, June 25: The FSU and Outreach Working Groups will host a community gathering with Lydia Edwards (Brazilian Immigrant Center), members of the Student Immigrant Movement, Centro Presente, and Avi Chomsky (Salem State University). Topics include immigration rights, citizenship, secure communities and many other local issues that affect us all in the Boston area. For more information, click here.

Educational Programs on OB Radio

The FSU's goal is to maintain an autonomous zone to entertain educate and enliven Occupiers and the general public. Our purpose is to provide support and space for skill sharing and sharing basic info regarding Occupy Boston and to encourage self-organization, teaching, and learning opportunities. Weekly educational programs stream live on' OB Radio

Free School University

FSU-RADIO is a weekly radio broadcast organized and hosted by David K of the Free School University Working Group.  'Programming streams live on OB Radio every Wednesday night from 7:00 - 8:00pm. For more information, visit the FSU-RADIO blog. Call  617-90-20-OBR (617-902-0027) with questions or comments during live broadcasts, or join the IRC chat at 'occupyboston.org/radio.

  • June 20, 2012
  • June 27, 2012
  • July 4, 2012

Veterans For Peace

VFP-RADIO radio is a weekly radio broadcast organized and hosted by Bob Funke, a Vietnam veteran and member of the Smedley D. Butler Brigade of Veterans For Peace and Occupy Boston's Action For Peace Working Group. Programming streams live on OB Radio every Monday night from 6:00 - 7:00pm. Call 617-506-9726 with questions or comments during the show, or join the IRC chat at occupyboston.org/radio

  • June 18, 2012
  • June 25, 2012
  • July 2, 2012

 RESOURCES 

Free School University

Working Group Information

Meeting Notes

October 2011 January 20, 2012       March 23, 2012
November 2011 January 27, 2012 March 30, 2012
December 2, 2011 February 3, 2012 April 13, 2012
December 7, 2011 February 10, 2012
December 16, 2011 February 23, 2012
December 23, 2011 February 30, 2012
December 26, 2011 March 8, 2012
January 6, 2012 March 15, 2012

The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series

From the Organizers of The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series: We, as citizens, academics, and members of the 99%, would like to contribute to the conversation taking place at Occupy Boston about how to make a better, more equitable world for all of us. In the radical and participatory spirit of Occupy Boston and similar radical movements of the past, we see our role, as Giovanni Arrighi once argued, as helping the movement to develop its "own autonomy through an understanding of the broader processes, both national and global, in which their struggles [are] taking place" (The Winding Paths of Capital, New Left Review, Mar-Apr 2009). We wish to participate in the movement not from a position of authority, but one of mutual dialogue. While people know their situation much better than we ever will, as academics we are better positioned "to understand the wider context in which it develops" (Ibid). For this reason we have created a series of lectures in which academics lead a dialogue with Occupy Boston participants on issues of economic, political, and social justice. We call these lectures The Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series at Occupy Boston in honor of the late, great Boston Historian. For an archive of past lectures, click here.

Archives

Past Teach-Ins

Since our first teach-in on October 7, 2011, the Occupy Boston Free School University has created the space for more than 150 teach-ins! For a complete list of past teach-ins, click here

Videos

To access our video archive, including nearly 40 videos of our past teach-ins, click here. If you have video you would like us to add to the archive or links to coverage of FSU events in the news, please email them to us at fsu@occupyboston.org.

FSU in the News