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Saturday, October 19 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Resist: The Signs and Songs of Protest

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This session looks at two perennial forms of subtle resistance in our culture: songs and posters. James Sullivan’s Which Side Are You On? examines twentieth-century American history through the lens of protest songs from each of its major social movements, such as anti-war, civil rights, women’s rights, worker’s rights, gay rights, and environmentalism. In Signs of Resistance, graphic designer Bonnie Siegler turns her eye to images of protest, beginning with the Revolutionary War all the way to the Trump and Black Lives Matter era. Join us for a lively musical and visual session about the history of protest in songs and signs moderated by Callie Crossley, BBF board member and host of Under the Radar on WGBH radio.

Moderators
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Callie Crossley

Callie Crossley is a radio and TV host, award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist, and commentator. She hosts Basic Black, a show focusing on current events concerning communities of color, as well as the weekly talk show Under the Radar with Callie Crossley on WGBH radio... Read More →

Presenters
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Bonnie Siegler

Bonnie Siegler is a New York–based graphic designer and founder of the award-winning studio Eight and a Half, which has clients including HBO, Saturday Night Live, and Late Night with Seth Meyers. Before that, she co-founded the design studio Number Seventeen, which created the... Read More →
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James Sullivan

James Sullivan is a writer, freelance journalist, editor, and music and cultural critic. He is currently a contributor to the Boston Globe, and has also been an editor for Rolling Stone, a critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, consultant for Pandora, and reviewer for Entertainment... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
BAC Cascieri Hall 320 Newbury St, Boston, MA, 02115

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