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Why Bioregionalism?
Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 5:00pm
When
Nov 16, 2013, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where
Participant Limit
Limited to 22 people.
Available to
Everyone
Category
General
Description

Come learn about the Cascadian Bioregional Movement along with its aspirations and challenges. Presented by Alexander Baretich, bioregionalist, social movement scholar and creator of the "Doug" flag.    Share on Facebook A look at the history of bioregionalism and the awakening of a Cascadian identity with guerrilla instructor Alexander Baretich. This talk will explore the differences between nationalism and bioregionalism as well as specifically the history of the Cascadian awakening. Afterwards, a group discussion will be facilitated. _____________________________________________ Bioregionalist, activist geographer, revolutionary artist and guerrilla teacher Alexander Baretich was born and raised in Cascadia and has lived and taught in Europe and India. He has a Bachelors in Islamic and Eastern European history and Masters in Geopolitics and has done work in the fields of conflict resolution and mediation. Previously an instructor of geopolitics, nationalism, regional studies, cultural geography, mythology, Middle East studies, Asian studies and Popular Culture, currently he is a free school instructor of “Memetic Cascadia” and “Color of Revolution”. In 1995, Alexander designed the now commonly seen “Doug” flag, a symbol of Cascadia found everywhere from protests to soccer matches and beer bottles. 5-7PM Saturday Nov. 16th in room 294 of the Smith Memorial Student Union, PSU