Uprisings of the Dispossessed
and Protests in the Street
Peterborough — 24 October 2015.
This was Session V of the “Dissenting Traditions” conference to Address the Intellectual and Political Interests of Canada Research Chair, Bryan D. Palmer at Trent University, 23-24 October 2015.
Moderated by Christine McLaughlin. Presentations by:
- David Thompson (Queen's Univ): “Dispossessed Agency: The Revolutionary Indignation of Canada’s Unemployed, 1870-1929”
- John Clarke (OCAP): “OCAP and Resistance in the Age of Austerity”
- Andrée Lévesque (McGill Univ): “Rough Musicking Power: Quebec Street Protests in Our Times”
- Sean Purdy (Universidade Sao Paulo): “Brazil's June Days of 2013: Mass Protest, Class, and the Left”
This conference was funded and supported by the Canada Research Chairs Program and Trent University's School for the Study of Canada.