[Marxism] FW: SDS Northeast Regional Conference at Brown University - April 23 2006 - Details
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Subject: [sds] SDS Northeast Regional Conference at Brown University -
April 23 2006 - Details
*** The first 21st Century North-east Regional SDS Conference ***
When: April 23, 2006
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Brown University
Saloman Hall, Room 101
*** Conference Agenda ***
10:50 - 11:20 Registration and Coffee
11:20 - 11:35 Welcome: Paul Buhle
11:35 - 11:40 Alana Markowitz, Salve Regina SDS
11:45 - 12:10 Thomas Good and Patrick Korte: The New SDS
12:10 - 12:40 Large/Small Group Discussion:
What are other schools doing?
12:40 - 1:20 Lunch, Speakers
Robert Ross, an SDS founder
Bernardine Dohrn, SDS/Weather Underground
1:30 - 3:00 Carl Oglesby, The History of SDS
Ambre Ivol, The French Students' Movement
Brian Kelly and Lauren Giaccone, Pace SDS
Senia Barragan, SDS, IWW and the Immigrants'
3:15 - 4:00 Strategy Workshop (Session I)
1. Participatory Democracy: Theory and Practice
2. SDS and electoral politics
3. Goals of SDS
4. How to organize a National Structure and what
it should look like
4:10 - 4:55 Strategy Workshop (Session II)
4:55 - 5:30 Return to Large Groups and Discuss
Highlights of Strategy Sessions
5:30 - 6:00 Closing Remarks:
Joshua Russel, Brandeis SDS
Daniel Meltzer, Connecticut College SDS
and more TBA!
*** Directions ***
To get to the Brown University campus from the Bus Station, Kennedy
1. From Kennedy Plaza, Head Northeast.
2. Bear Right at Washington Place.
3. Continue on Waterman Street, Brown Campus is on your right.
>From the Bus Terminal (100 Gaspee St.):
1. From the Bus Terminal, head NE.
2. Turn RIGHT at Smith Street [go 0.1 miles]
3. Turn LEFT at WASHINGTON PLACE [go 237 ft.]
4. Continue on Waterman Street [go 0.3 miles], Brown Campus is on your
Maps can be found at
*** Getting to the Conference ***
The Conference will be held at the Salomon Center [or Hall].
Once you reach 75 Waterman Street, on your RIGHT will be an ARCH [Faunce
The Salomon Center will be the first building on your LEFT.
*** If you are arriving Saturday night, 04/22 ***
SDS organizers at Brown University are hosting a PIZZA PARTY at 8 pm on
first floor lounge of Hope Dorm on Brown's Main Green, SATURDAY NIGHT.
Meet other SDSers on Saturday night, at 8pm, for free pizza and cheap
the lounge of Hope Dorm, (also referred to sometimes as "Hope College")
Brown's Main Green.
NOTE: Housing assignments will be given out at the gathering.
For those who need housing -
DON'T FORGET TO BRING A PILLOW AND BLANKET!
Hope Dorm is a red brick building on Waterman st. between the
Prospect and Brown St. in Providence, RI, 02912. It's a 10-15 minute
uphill from the train or bus stops downtown, where cabs are always
FYI, it's about a $5 cab ride. NOTE: cabs wait only on ONE side of the
station. At Kennedy Plaza, the open-air bus station downtown, they line
one corner near City Hall.
There will be signs up, but anyone should be able to direct you to Hope
Dorm. It's next to Faunce, the student union building. Call 401 374 7396
*** Getting More Information ***
For more information on housing:
Contact Liz Sperber at L_S at brown.edu, or at (401) 374 7396
For more information on transportation:
Contact Senia Barragan at Senia.Barragan at gmail.com or 551-404-4162
For more information on food:
Contact either Liz or Senia....
There are PLENTY of restaurants/food options on Thayer Street,
just down the block from Brown University.
Thomas Good, Organizer
SDS New York City
NYC War Resisters League
IWW x358303 / IU 560
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