December 8, 2023

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CWU Museum Series highlights ‘The Art of Worldwide Protest’ | All Entry

The Central Washington College Museum of Society and Environment and the Division of Entire world Languages and Cultures are collaborating this wintertime to existing “The Artwork of Worldwide Protest,” a series of digital panels inspired by worldwide movements for social alter and their impacts on communities throughout the world.

The first panel, “Protest and Point out Violence in France: From Yellow Vests to Black Lives Make a difference,” took location Friday,. CWU Planet Languages and Cultures professor Michael Johnson explored the popular floor in between Gilet Jaunes protestors and anti-racist protestors in France. He was joined by Gilles Bruno with L’Observatoire des Medias and activist-journalist Frank Barat.

The next digital celebration, “Global BLM: Solidarity Across Borders,” is scheduled for Feb. 19. Political Science professor Salam Awad will host the panel, which will examine the dynamics of the Black Life Matter motion and its connections with global difficulties, such as anti-imperialism, racism, police brutality, and the experiences of refugees and migrants. CWU Anthropology Professor Marwa Ghazali and previous school member Masonya Bennett will sign up for the dialogue.

The ultimate installment of the collection, “Candlelight Protests: Stories of Mass Movements from South Korea,” is prepared for March 5. CWU Heritage Professor Chong Eun Ahn and other individuals on the panel will explore what transpired in the course of the 2016-17 Candlelight Demonstration in South Korea that resulted in the impeachment of former president Park Geun-hye. Professor Ahn will be joined by CWU Communication colleagues, Seokhoon Ahn and Eun Youthful Lee.

Each and every of the panels begins at noon and is open up to the general public. Stick to the hyperlinks beneath to sign-up.

• January 29: “Protest and Condition Violence in France: From Yellow Vests to Black Life Matter”

• February 19: “Global BLM: Solidarity Throughout Borders”

• March 5: “Candlelight Protests: Tales of Mass Actions from South Korea”

For additional facts about these and other events at the CWU Museum of Society and Surroundings, electronic mail [email protected] or get in touch with 509-963-2313.