articles tagged "activism"

Activism and the Arts

Monday, 14 April 2014 | A Public Affair
Cover of: My Queer Life

What impact can the arts have on activism? Find out more on this edition of APA! more »

Geeks Save the World

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 | buzz

UW Communications Arts Ph.D. candidate Ashley Hinck studies “Fan activism and fan performances of citizenship, including football, D.C. Comics and Harry Potter.” She joined Brian Standing on Monday, September 23 to talk about how fan subcultures are making a difference in the real world. You can read Ashley’s entire paper here. more »

Anti-Mining Activism

Friday, 12 July 2013 | A Public Affair
Penokee waterway

The potential strip mine in the Penokee hills has sparked debate and controversy on both sides of the issue. On the Friday, July 12th A Public Affair, sub host Rebecca Kemble talked with a panel of people involved in the anti-mining activism. more »

“Fighting Forward” Labor Summit

Monday, 20 May 2013 | A Public Affair

On the second half of the Monday, May 20th show, John Quinlan was joined by Jacque Pokorney and Patrick Barrett. They previewed the “Fighting Forward: A Labor and Working Class Summit” which will be held in Madison June 12th-15th. more »

Journey To Becoming An Activist

Thursday, 28 February 2013 | buzz

Jenna Pope, activist and photojournalist, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, February 28, 2013, to talk about her journey as an activist. She was first motivated to go to a rally soon after Scott Walker’s election. Her mother and sister are teachers and the attacks on teachers and other public workers inspired her to participate. Listen to the entire interview below: more »

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