Interviews & Presentations

This is a list of my radio and other interviews, activist workshops, public presentations, and guest lectures, starting with the most recent. Where they exist, I have provided links to audio and video recordings. For a more detailed list, please see my CV.

Radio and Other Interviews

Chris Dixon on Another Politics,” A Few Words on WUSB, Stony Brook, NY 2015.

Chris Dixon on Strategies for Social Transformation,” A Public Affair on WORT, Madison, WI 2015.

Beyond a Radical Minority: An Interview with Anarchist Writer Chris Dixon,” Agency, 2015.

Another politics: Movement-building in the 21st century,” Talking Radical Radio, 2015.

Chris Dixon on his book Another Politics,” EquitableEducation.ca, Ottawa, ON 2015.

Free City Radio on CKUT, Montreal, QC 2015.

subMedia, Montreal, QC 2015.

CKUW News on CKUW, Winnipeg, MB 2015.

Apt613 LIVE on Apartment 613, Ottawa, ON 2015.

OPIRG-Carleton Roots Radio on CKCU, Ottawa, ON 2015.

Click Here on CHUO, Ottawa, ON 2015.

Indymedia on Air on KPFK, Los Angeles, CA 2014.

Against and Beyond,” Against the Grain on KPFA, Berkeley, CA 2014.

Anarchist Writer Visits Eugene,” Morning Edition on KLCC, Eugene, OR 2014.

Another Politics,” News-in-Depth on KBOO, Portland, OR 2014.

Mainlander Radio on CFRO, Vancouver, BC 2014.

Chris Dixon with Another Politics,” Winds of Change on CFUV, Victoria, BC 2014.

CKUT News on CKUT, Montreal, QC 2014.

An Interview With Anarchist Organizer, Writer and Educator Chris Dixon,” Anarres Project for Alternative Futures & Truthout, 2014.

May Day Meanings,” Against the Grain on KPFA, Berkeley, CA 2013.

On Anti-Authoritarian Leadership,” EquitableEducation.ca, Ottawa, ON 2012.

Indymedia on Air on KPFK, Los Angeles, CA 2012.

Anti-Authoritarian Politics,” Against the Grain on KPFA, Berkeley, CA 2012.

Occupy’s Anarchist Roots,” The ShakeUp on CJAM, Windsor, ON, and Detroit, MI 2011.

Talking ‘Occupy’ and the Indian Residential Schools,” The Road Less Traveled on CILU, Thunder Bay, ON 2011.

Sunday Morning Native Program on CKNR, Algoma and Manitoulin, ON 2011.

Winds of Change on CFUV, Victoria, BC 2011.

From the Margins on CKDU, Halifax, NS 2010.

Workshops

“Relevant, Responsible, and Radical: A Workshop on Conducting Social Movement Research.” University of Victoria, Victoria, BC 2016; Concordia University, Montreal, QC 2016; Carleton University, Ottawa, ON 2016; Queen’s University, Kingston, ON 2015; University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB 2015; Carleton University, Ottawa, ON 2014.

Taking Ourselves Seriously: Developing Strategy for Social Transformation.” Bucktown/Wicker Park Library, Chicago, IL 2015; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 2015; Downtown Community Centre, Kitchener, ON 2015; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, ON 2015; CommunityWise Resource Centre, Calgary, AB 2015; Ché Café, San Diego, CA 2014; Jobs with Justice, Portland, OR 2014; Beacon Hill Library, Seattle, WA 2014; Camas Infoshop, Victoria, BC 2014; Space 2640, Baltimore, MD 2012; Last Word Books, Olympia, WA 2011; Red and Black Café, Portland, OR 2011; Wooden Shoe Books, Philadelphia, PA 2011.

“Strategy and Campaign-Planning.” Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4600, Ottawa, ON 2015; Alaska Rising Tide, Palmer, AK 2015; the Sudbury Coalition Against Poverty and the Sudbury Working Group of the Media Co-op, Sudbury, ON 2015; the Stop the Cuts campaign, Winnipeg, MB 2015; Criminalization and Punishment Education Project, Ottawa, ON 2014; Ontario University Workers Coordinating Committee Conference, Niagara Falls, ON 2014; and Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4600, Leadership Retreat, Cantley, QC 2013.

“Let’s Talk about Leadership: Anti-Authoritarian Approaches to Taking Initiative and Building Capacities.” Centre for Gender Advocacy, Montreal, QC 2015; Peoples’ Social Forum, Ottawa, ON 2014; AKA Social Centre, Kingston, ON 2013; Libertalia Autonomous Space, Providence, RI 2012; Take Back Democracy! Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON 2012; the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, Montreal, QC 2012.

“Building Collective Strategies for Campus Struggles.” Taking Back the University Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON 2013.

“Reflections on Leadership in Student Movements.” Colloque/Happening des Employées et Employés de Syndicats Étudiants, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, QC 2012.

“Imagining Life Beyond the Tenure Carrot and the Adjunct Stick: A Collective Conversation.” (with Alexis Shotwell) The University is Ours! Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON 2012.

“Living Our Values and Transforming the World: Challenges and Possibilities.” Emma Goldman Finishing School, Seattle, WA 2011.

“Publicity Writing: Media Releases, Posters, and More.” Writing for Social Change series, Sudbury, ON 2011.

Presentations

Understanding the U.S. Election and the Rise of Fascism.” Invited panelist at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, ON 2017.

For the Long Haul: Care, Intention, and Steadiness in Radical Organizing.” Boneshaker Books, Minneapolis, MN; People’s Books Cooperative, Milwaukee, WI 2015; Rainbow Cooperative Bookstore, Madison, WI 2015; West Toledo Library, Toledo, OH 2015; Cass Corridor Commons, Detroit, MI 2015; University of Guelph, Guelph, ON 2015; the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, Montreal, QC 2015; the Commons, Brooklyn, NY 2015; Internationalist Books, Carrboro, NC 2015; The Potter’s House, Washington, D.C. 2015; Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, Baltimore, MD 2015; A-Space, Philadelphia, PA 2015; Another Story Bookshop, Toronto, ON 2015; AKA Autonomous Social Centre, Kingston, ON 2015; QPIRG Concordia, Montreal, QC 2015; Turning the Tide, Saskatoon, SK 2015; Octopus Books, Ottawa, ON 2015; the Anarres Project, Corvallis, OR 2014; the Purple Thistle Centre, Vancouver, BC 2014; the Radical Imagination Festival, Halifax, NS 2014.

Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements.” Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 2015; The Tower, Hamilton, ON 2015; University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 2015; encuentro 5, Boston, MA 2015; Brown University, Providence, RI 2015; The New School, New York, NY 2015; Towson University, Towson, MD 2015; Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON 2015; California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA 2015; Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB 2015; University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB 2015; University of Regina, Regina, SK 2015; University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB 2015; 977 Chung King Road Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2014; University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 2014; University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 2014; Lane Community College, Eugene, OR 2014; Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 2014; Portland State University, Portland, OR 2014; The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA 2014; University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2014; Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 2014; Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC 2014; University of Victoria, Victoria, BC 2014.

“The State of Anarchism Today: Limits, Hopes, Prospects.” Society for Socialist Studies at the Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON 2015.

“Movements and Radical Political Change.” (with Ashanti Alston) Direct Action for Rights and Equality, Providence, RI 2015.

“‘Making power’: Another Politics, Democracy, and Radical Movements.” Anarchism, Decolonization, and Radical Democracy Symposium, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 2015.

“Another Politics and Visionary Politics: A Discussion.” (with Clare Bayard) Howard Zinn Bookfair, San Francisco, CA 2014.

“Visionary Politics, A Community Conversation.” (with Rachel Herzing and Danny Murillo) University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 2014.

“Against and Beyond: Movements, Another Politics, and the Radical Imagination.” Peoples’ Social Forum, Ottawa, ON 2014.

“Media for Movement Self-Reflection.” Media Democracy Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON 2012

“Reinventing Radicalism: Anti-Authoritarian Activism in North America.” Brown University, Providence, RI 2012; Towson University, Baltimore, MD 2012; University of Victoria, Victoria, BC 2011; University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2011.

“Occupying the Discourse.” Take Back Democracy! Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON 2012.

“Where Did Occupy Come From? Movement Histories and Presents.” Left Forum Conference, Pace University, New York, NY 2012.

“Occupy Outside Metropolis: Small-Town and Rural Occupations.” (introduced and moderated panel) Left Forum Conference, Pace University, New York, NY 2012.

“A New Generation, A New Politics: Anti-Authoritarian Activism in the U.S. and Canada.” The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA 2011.

“Radical Research for Social Transformation.” Society for Socialist Studies at the Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB 2011.

“Anarchism and Its Aspirations: Discussing Social Anarchism in the Current Moment.” Left Forum Conference, Pace University, New York, NY 2011.

“Community-Based Social Justice Research.” Study in Action Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, QC 2011.

Accountability to whom? Ethics and Activism in Movement Research.” North American Anarchist Studies Network Conference, Toronto, ON 2011.

“Evaluating Success and Failure in Organizing.” Renewing the Anarchist Tradition Conference, Baltimore, MD 2010.

“Join in the Whirlwind: A Cooperative Panel on Research and Movement Building.” United States Social Forum, Detroit, MI 2010.

“Building Democratic Structures into Non-profit and Collective Organizations.” United States Social Forum, Detroit, MI 2010.

“Ten Years Later: Organizers Reflect on the 1999 Seattle WTO Protests.” (introduced and moderated panel) Left Forum Conference, Pace University, New York, NY 2010.

“Taking Ourselves Seriously: Developing Strategy for Social Transformation.” Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, Montreal, QC 2010.

“Remembering for the Future: The 1999 Seattle Protests that Rocked the WTO.” Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON 2009.

“Imaginative Practices, Practical Imaginations.” Society for Socialist Studies at the Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON 2009.

Building New Social Relations: Prefigurative Politics in Movements.” Left Forum Conference, Pace University, New York, NY 2009.

“‘The disjunction between what is and what you want’: Prefigurative Praxis in Contemporary Anarchist Organizing.” Radical Philosophy Association Conference, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 2008.

“‘Another Politics’ Rising: Anti-Authoritarian Currents in Contemporary Movements in the US and Canada.” Great Lakes Political Economy Conference, York University, Toronto, ON 2008.

“Usable Pasts: Approaches to Movement Histories for Today’s Struggles.” (introduced and moderated panel) Left Forum Conference, Cooper Union, New York, NY 2008.

“‘In the world but not of it’: New Anti-Authoritarian Approaches to Reform Struggles.”  National Conference on Organized Resistance, American University, Washington DC 2008.

“Thinking Strategically: New Anti-Authoritarian Approaches to Reform Struggles.” Renewing the Anarchist Tradition Conference, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT 2007.

“The Academy as an Arena for Organizing: An Intergenerational Dialogue.” Left Forum Conference, Cooper Union, New York, NY 2007.

“Anarchism and the Left: New Dialogues on Power and Social Change.” Left Forum Conference, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY 2005.

“Activism and Scholarship.” Activist Scholarship: Making Social Movement Theory Matter Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2004.

“An Emerging Direction in Social Movement Scholarship: Movement-Relevant Theory.” (with Douglas Bevington) Pacific Sociological Association Conference, San Francisco, CA 2004; History Matters, Social Movements: Past, Present and Future Conference, New School University, New York, NY 2003; Social Movements and Social Transformation: New Approaches Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 2003.

“Global Backlash: Building a Diverse People’s Globalization.” Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 2003.

“The Public’s Response to the FTAA.” “What is the FTAA?” Community Teach-in, Olympia, WA 2001.

“Who is Resisting?” “Unveiling the FTAA: Challenging Corporate Globalization” Community Teach-in, Corvallis, OR 2001.

“Protesting the World Trade Organization: What Happened? What’s Next?” Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Anchorage, AK 2000.

Guest Lectures

“Strategy and Campaign-Planning.” Advanced Studies in Abolitionism. University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON 2016.

“Another Politics.” Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution. Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS 2016.

“Strategy and Tactics.” Social Movements. University of Regina, Regina, SK 2015.

“Challenges and Lessons for Movement-Building.” Interest Groups and New Social Movements. University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB 2015.

“The Global Justice Movement.” Introduction to Community Activism. University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 2014.

“People Power: Politics from Below.” Canadian Politics. Cambrian College, Sudbury, ON 2012.

“Movement-Based Research.” The Sociology of Revolution Today. Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON 2011.