US Speaking Tour – From the Mines to the Streets: A Bolivian Activist’s Life

In October and November, Bolivian author and activist, Felix Muruchi will be speaking in the northeastern US and Chicago area about current process of social change. He is co-author with Benjamin Kohl and Linda Farthing of a personal history called From the Mines to the Streets: A Bolivian Activist’s Life (Texas, 2011).  Felix’s personal history as a miner, construction worker, student and union activist, nonprofit organization, political prisoner and later candidate, and most recently indigenous rights lawyer provides an extraordinary lens to grasp Bolivian struggles for social justice.

21-Oct            1 – 3:30 pm, Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University. [Benjamin Kohl annual memorial lecture]

21-Oct            6 pm, Villanova University, Saint Augustine Center Room 300 (Third floor)

22-Oct            4 pm, St. Joseph’s University, McShain Hall, 5th floor, Lapsley Room

23-Oct            12 to 2 pm, Bryn Mawr College, Thomas 110

23-Oct            4:00-5:15 pm, Rutgers University, Ruth Adams Building, 131 George St. New Brunswick (this is a class so please contact if you want to attend)

24-Oct            12:30 – 2 pm, New York University, King Juan Carlos Center auditorium,                           Washington Square

25-Oct            2:00 pm, Hunter College,  Sociology Lounge, room 6112, CUNY Graduate                              Center, 365 Fifth Ave @ 34th St

28-Oct            5pm, Brown University, Watson Institute, McKinney Conference Room, 111 Thayer St

29-Oct            5:00 pm, Northeastern University, Rm 448 Egan

30-Oct            noon, Boston College, Devlin 026

30-Oct            4:00 pm, Harvard University, DRCLAS –1730 Cambridge Street, 2 Floor

31-Oct            noon to 1:30 plus reception, Clark University, Jefferson 218, Jefferson Academic Center building

1-Nov             12:30-1:30 pm, School for International Training, International Center, Brattleboro, VT

4-Nov             5:15 pm,   Ithaca College, Friends Hall 306

5-Nov             noon-1:30 pm, Cornell University 4th floor, Rockefeller Hall Latino Studies Program conference room

5-Nov             5 pm, Bucknell University, Academic West 116

6-Nov             1:00 PM, American University, Kay Spiritual Life Center Lounge at American University. lower level (Ben Kohl’s legacy seminar with Kevin Healy and Rob Albro)

6-Nov             7:20 pm to 10 pm, George Mason University, Enterprise Hall Room 276; Fairfax, VA

7-Nov             6:30 – 8:00 pm Busboys Poets, 14th and V, Washington, DC

8-Nov             6:00 pm, Towson University, LA 1201, Baltimore, Maryland

12-Nov           9:30 -12:15 pm, Oakton Community College, room 1610, 1600 N. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL

12-Nov           3-5 pm University of Illinois in Chicago, 502 University Hall on Harrison St. between Morgan and Halsted

13-Nov           noon to 1:30, University of Chicago, TBA

13-Nov           4pm, Northwestern University, TBA

14-Nov           noon University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 101 International Studies Building

15-Nov           1-3 pm, Oakton Community College, room 1610, 1600 N. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL