Wuir Conference 2015: Protest

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Washington University International Review says
What does PROTEST mean to you?

On April 17th, join the Washington University International Review for stimulating discussions and performances about what protest looks like today. The conference features a a discussion with St. Louis activist and musician, TEF POE; and a panel with local activists, including Holocaust survivor and activist Hedy Epstein, and Washington University student Reuben Riggs.

Enjoy discussions, performances, and FREE DINNER at a conference that will explore pertinent themes of community, activism, and protest.

The full schedule is as follows:

10am-1pm: IAS thesis writers and WUIR journal writers present their work (Siegle Hall)

5-6pm: Local Activist Panel:
• Hedy Epstein: A Holocaust survivor, Hedy has been involved in a number of solidarity movements, most prominently for increased rights in Palestine.
• Nay'Chelle Harris: Nay'Chelle is a Wash U alum and will be representing the St. Louis Legal Collective.
• Reuben Riggs: A Wash U senior, Reuben has played an important role as a student organizer, and is a member of the Organization for Black Struggle.
• Sourik Beltran: Sourik is a Wash U senior, and a member of AltaVoz. He helped organize the controversially cancelled “Ferguson to Ayotzinapa to Palestine” panel at the Missouri History Museum.
• Olivia Robinson: Olivia is also a Wash U student, and is an active member of Show Me $15.

6-7pm: Tef Poe. A St. Louis-based musician, Tef has gained national notoriety as a leading voice for Ferguson.

7-7:45pm: Free dinner

Learn more about the activists and speakers:
http://www.hedyepstein.com/
http://obs-stl.org/
http://www.tefpoe.com/
http://fightfor15.org/april15/

Check out WUIR:
https://www.facebook.com/WUIR2014
https://pages.wustl.edu/wuir
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