Sign up for our quarterly newsletter here: http://eepurl.com/cBGwlj What is RiVAL? The ReImagining Value Action Lab was established in the summer of 2017 under the auspices of Dr. Max Haiven‘s appointment as Canada Research Chair in Culture, Media and Social Justice at Lakehead University with the assistance of a grant from the Canadian Foundation for […]
RiVAL is pleased to welcome three visiting speakers/presenters this fall. Oct 27 – Anti-Ethnography film screening: Indigenous responses to colonial gaze with Brooklyn-based Ojibwe film-makers Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil, noon-2pm at RiVAL: a curated selection of video works which examines the violence inherent in the ethnographic impulse, and unveils the absurd fetishism underpinning the […]
Join us each month to experiment with social justice-themed board games! For more information, visit: rival.lakeheadu.ca/games
Join us! RiVAL Research-Creation Associate Cassie Thornton will be leading a series of ‘free’ yoga classes dedicated to exploring feminist economics and liberation from money throughout fall 2017. For more information please visit: rival.lakeheadu.ca/yoga.
RiVAL is pleased to be co-organizing this important scholarly gathering in London, UK, September 22-23 2017. For more information, visit: http://www.perc.org.uk/project_posts/colonial-debts-extractive-nostalgias-imperial-insolvencies-reimagining-financialization/
This intentionally provocative paper makes three interwoven arguments. First, that the rise of the far-right and of authoritarian and fascistic and fundamentalist regimes and organizations around the world (but especially in the country of the essay’s focus: the US) signals the emergence of a “revenge politics.” This term is here explored in two figures, one […]
RiVAL Director Max Haiven and associate Cassie Thornton, working under the banner of their project the University of the Phoenix, are planning a radical financial literacy tour of the Midwest and Northeast USA in Winter of 2018 and are looking for host organizations and institutions. Tour 2018