(Tentative) Social Movements and Settler Colonialism: Towards an Anti-Colonial Anarchist Theory and Practice
- Contemporary and 'Classical' Anarchist Theory
- Settler Colonialism
- Social Movement Research
- Ravi de Costa, Lesley Wood, JJ McMurtry
Adam Lewis (In Review) “Imagining Autonomy on Stolen Land: Settler Colonialism, Anarchism and the Possibilities of Decolonization” Settler Colonial Studies.
Adam Lewis (Forthcoming) ‘Anarchy, Space, and Indigenous Resistance: Developing Anti-Colonial and Decolonizing Commitments in Anarchist Theory and Practice’ in Simon Springer, Richard J. White, and Marcelo Lopes de Souza (eds.) Transgressing Frontiers: Anarchism, Geography and the Spirit of Revolt. (Rowman & Littlefield.)
Adam Lewis (2015) ‘Anti-State Resistance on Stolen Land: Expanding Anarchism's Anti-Colonial and Decolonizing Potentials Through Anarcha-Indigenism.’ In PJ Lilley and Jeffery Shantz (eds.) New Developments in Anarchist Studies. Punctum Books. Brooklyn, NY, pp. 145-186.
Adam Lewis and Day, Richard (2013) “Radical Subjectivity and the N-Row Wampum: A General Model for Autonomous Relations?” in Romin Tafarodi (ed.) Subjectivity in the 21st century: Cultural, Philosophical, and Political Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, pp. 169-189.
Adam Lewis (2012) “Ethics, Activism and the Anti-Colonial: Social Movement Research As Resistance”, Social Movement Studies Journal, Special Issue on Ethics of Research On Activism, published by Routledge. Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 227–240.
Reviewer for Interface: A Journal for and About Social Movements
Reviewer for Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, Society
Co-Editor for Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
Services & Experience
- Teaching Assistant for Amanda Di Battista. Environmental Studies York University. January 2015-April 2015. ENVS 3010 Qualitative Methods in Environmental Studies.
- Teaching Assistant for Dr. Harris Ali. Environmental Studies York University. September 2015-December 2015. ENVS 2150 Environment, Technology and Sustainable Society.
- Teaching Assistant for Dr. Peter Penz. Environmental Studies York University. January 2015-April 2015. ENVS 3010 Qualitative Methods in Environmental Studies
- Course Instructor. Environmental Studies York University. September 2014- December 2014. ENVS 4161 Social Movements, Activism and Social Change.
- Teaching Assistant for Dr. L. Anders Sandberg. Environmental Studies York University. Sept. 2013- April 2014. ENVS 1200 Taking Action
- Teaching Assistant for Dr. Peter Timmerman. Environmental Studies York University. Sept. 2012 - April 2013. ENVS 1000: The Earth In Our Hands.
Conference & Presentations
--- “Disrupting Settler Colonialism: Thoughts Towards Anti-Colonial and Decolonizing Social Movement Possibilities.” Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Cultural Studies biennial conference. Wilfrid Laurier University. Waterloo, ON. January 17th, 2016.
---“Imagining Autonomy on Stolen Land: Settler Colonialism, Anarchism and the Possibilities of Decolonization.” Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association. June 1-5, University of Ottawa.
--- “Settler colonialism, anarchism and Indigenous Resistance.” Paper presented at the 2015 North American Anarchist Studies Network Conference, March 20-22, California Institute for Integral Studies.
---“Foregrounding Anarcha-Indigenism: Renewing Anti-Colonial and Decolonizing Commitments in Anarchism and Beyond.” Paper presented at the Historical Materialism Conference, May 10 2014, York University.
---“Settler Identity, Anarchism and Imperative Decolonization”. Paper presented at the Strategies of Critique: Decolonizing Anti-Racism conference, April 18th 2014, York University.
---“Anti-State Resistance on Stolen Land: Expanding Anarchism's Anti-Colonial and Decolonizing Potentials Through Anarcha-Indigenism.” Paper presented at the 2014 North American Anarchist Studies Network Conference, January 17th, 2014 Surrey BC.
--- "Decolonizing Ourselves and the University: Towards an Anti-Colonial Academic & Activist Practice" paper presented at 2012 MIGS Graduate Student Conference “Indigeneity and the University: Activism, Scholarship and Pedagogy", Nov. 23 2012 at McMaster University.
--- “Decolonize the Neoliberal University: Imagining Solidarity, Anti-Colonialism and Decolonization” paper presented at the The University of Ours! A Conference on Struggles Within and Beyond the Neoliberal University, April 29, 2012 Toronto, Ontario.
--- “Toward An Intersection of Feminist Resistance: Anarcha-Feminism, Indigenous Feminism and the Possibilities of Anarcha-Indigenism” paper presented at the 2011 Cultural Studies Undisciplined Conference, October 1st 2011 at Queen’s University.
--- “Colonialism, Patriarchy and the State: Anarcha-Feminism, Indigenous Feminism and the Possibilities of Anarcha-Indigenism” paper presented at the 2011 Diotima Feminist Philosophers Conference, September 24-25th 2010, University of Western Ontario, London ON Canada.
---“Engaging Solidarity: The Olympic Torch Relay and Indigenous Solidarity” paper presented at Activism and the Academy: Struggles Against Hegemony, an interdisciplinary conference at York University Organized by the Graduate Women’s Studies Student Association (GWSSA), April 16, 2010.
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