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Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE



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First Teach in of The Free University | MissionThe Historic First Teach-in of The Free University Of San Francisco

Sun., 9-11:00 AM “Restoring San Francisco’s Urban Wildlands”

Instructors: Martin Holden is a writer, restoration ecologist, and partner in University Press Books, Berkeley. Sharon Beals is a Bay Area environmentalist and professional photographer, specializing in native habitats and restoration efforts. Her most recent book, Nest: Fifty Nests and the Birds that Built Them (Chronicle Books) will be in bookstores in May.

Sun: 11:30-1:30 RE/Search Publications: V. Vale and Charles Gatewood

V.Vale , publisher of RE/Search Publications and Charles Gatewood, legendary underground photographer will present and discuss. The books in the RE/Search library are a constant source of imagination, curiosity and challenge to all preconceived notions of the world. An abiding interest in transgressive lifestyles manifested RE/Search’s best-selling volume Modern Primitives, as well as Modern Pagans and Angry Women.

Presented will be a 25 minute DVD in which Vale explains the conception and growth of the ideas behind “Modern Primitives,” as well as giving a small publishing history of RE/Search. San Francisco photographer Charles Gatewood has been studying and documenting alternative culture since the mid-1960s. In 1977, Gatewood began collaborating with V. Vale, and he was a major contributor to the Re/Search books Modern Primitives and Modern Pagans.

Sun., 2-4PM “Abolishing Corporate Personhood to Create Authentic Democracy”
Instructor: David Cobb was the Green Party candidate for President of The United States in 2004. He is currently a national spokesperson for Move To Amend, a national coalition calling for a constitutional amendment to abolish of “Corporate Personhood.”

Stay tuned for many more classes, course titles and other details….and please spread the word about this historic occasion. Your attendance is your stand against the corporate privatization of university education.


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Cost: FREE

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