Constructing Solidarities for a Humane UrbanismMain MenuWhat is this publication about?Publication ModulesThe Movements: Forging Transnational SolidaritiesDisplacement, Racism and Alienation in the Time of Late CapitalismSection IGetting Through CollectivesSection IIForging Radical CareSection IIIAcknowledgementsSpeaker BiographiesThis page contains biographies of speakers from the Constructing Solidarities for a Humane Urbanism symposium who appear in videos in this publication.Editorial TeamAbout this BookCitation and Copyright InformationFaranak Miraftabdee1a2b05e577d4126d3fbe6e514c7a2a789da58Ken Edgar Salo474c1fe2345b49f81d0fc1a403d986f631134469Efadul Huqdf371c6ceafa04287ef25b4c87a51165e3aaf53fAtyeh Ashtari1e6f8d296ef164ea5d37faaa756eadaf8374f84eDavid Aristizabal Urreabbb4a8304ac70c6e6b59b106ea0c2493f06b7caaPublished by Publishing Without Walls, Urbana, Ill., part of the Illinois Open Publishing Network,
"Embodied Storytelling and Alliance Work"
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12018-08-28T13:40:37-05:00Telling Stories and Building Alliances4Module 3.5plain2019-01-02T12:07:12-06:00Is it possible to develop non-exploitative alliance work across disparate sites such as a university classroom in the U.S. and a rural village in India? Is it possible to center marginalized voices? Richa Nagar and Tarun Kumar’s talk is an invitation to dwell on those questions. As they elaborate on their collaborations with rural laborers and small farmers in India, and students in U.S. universities, we are invited to reflect on how education is about learning as well as unlearning and how we can grow through acknowledging and working together by becoming radically vulnerable to each other. It is possible to build alliance by digging into our shared histories and unearthing the relations that bind us across dissimilar geographies. Theater and storytelling play a vital role in the praxis of alliance work.
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