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Week 1 | 9/3 

keyword/s: hello

Readings: none

Task: Introduction to the course, one another, and expectations

Week 2 | 9/10                                                                              

keyword/s: lab / anti-colonial lab / feminist lab / experimentation

Readings:

GOSH Manifesto

The Importance of Support: Building Foundations, Creating Community, Sustaining Movements

We need to break science out of its ivory tower – here’s one way to do this

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, "Care Webs: Experiments in Creating Collective Access" from Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice 

Task: Create written frameworks for lab values, lab rules and guidelines (including but not limited to protocols for discussion and engagement). We will brainstorm and co-create these items as a classroom community, but each participant should come to lab with a draft of these items to contribute to the brainstorm. 

Week 3 | 9/17                                                                                 

keyword/s: sustenance  / creativity / indigenous futurity / infrastructure

           

Readings: 

Interrupting Bias: Calling Out vs. Calling In

Laboria Cuboniks, "Xenofeminism:A Politics for Alienation"

Whyte, Caldwell, and Schaefer, "Indigenous Lessons about Sustainability Are Not Just for 'All Humanity'"

Lauren Berlant, "The commons: Infrastructures for troubling times"

 

Task: Engage sustainability from multiple perspectives; co-create guidelines for how to do sustainability. 

introductions