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April 20, 2013 Planning Conference Notes

Albuquerque Cultural Conference

Our Albuquerque Cultural Conference planning conference was held April 20, 2013. Among the ideas discussed at the meeting, Levi Romero discussed la cultura, which he said includes food, land, water, and community issues along with what is generally considered “culture”—paintings, dance, music, theater and other performances. As a result we are providing time for conference […]

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Day 2 of Conference

Albuquerque Cultural Conference

Today is the final day of this year’s conference. Lots of talk about education happening–with panels like Can Tuscon Happen Here?, Cosmopolitanism, Education for Freedom, and discussions about Poets in the Schools in the Slam panel around, it would be a hard topic to avoid. The institutions of education, new educational policies, controversies, community ed […]

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Panelist Antonia Darder in Truthout

Albuquerque Cultural Conference

Albuquerque Cultural Conference panelist, Antonia Darder, was interviewed this week for a piece with truthout.org. Antonia will be speaking Saturday afternoon with the Conference’s Panel Four: “Building a Culture of Resistance.” The link below takes you to the truthout article. http://truth-out.org/news/item/11739-a-dissident-voice-for-democratic-schooling-gabriel-san-roman-interviews-radical-educator-antonia-darder  

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Prison Writing and Performance

Albuquerque Cultural Conference

Mandy Gardner is a panelist on Prison Writing and Performance: the current situation and prospects for change.The panel is part of Albuquerque Cultural Conference’s Sunday morning theme of Resilience and the Word. Mandy says she is teaching creative writing at the Albuquerque county jail  to find ways to draw the incarcerated and marginalized women into […]

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