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August 03rd 2017:Part III: Learning How to Dwell in a Place: A Practice in Decolonization with Dr. Leny Strobel and Dr. Bayo Akomolafe

How might we learn how to Dwell in a Place, learn how to be part of the landscape, or learn how to see and feel in a whole new way? By learning how to dance, chant, and do ritual? To greet the ancient redwoods in our backyards every morning and hug the trees in the garden? To put our hands in the soil and try to learn the names of all the non-human beings we live with? All these take time. Slowness is key. Practicing presence is difficult for us in this modern culture. We are latecomers to this way of being and while we may still feel resistance sometimes, this may be the essential practice to

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Dr. Leny Strobel

Dr. Leny Mendoza Strobel is Professor of American Multicultural Studies at Sonoma State University. She is also one of the Founding Directors of the Center for Babaylan Studies (CFBS) (www.babaylan.net), a 501c3 nonprofit organization that seeks to facilitate the process of decolonization and re-indigenization specifically among Filipinos in the diaspora. Her books, journal articles, anthologies and public talks on these themes have planted many seeds in various communities that are now manifesting as part of a larger visible cultural and ecological movement. The Center organizes conferences, workshops, retreats, and symposia. Dr. Strobel also teaches a year-long course, with Dr. Jurgen
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Dr. Bayo Akomolafe

Author, speaker, and ‘walkout’ academic, Bayo Akomolafe (PhD) is globally recognized for his poetic, unconventional, counterintuitive take on global crisis, civic action & social change. He is the Executive Director & Initiating/Coordinating Curator for ‘the emergence network’ (A Post-Activist Project) [www.emergencenetwork.org], & host of the online course, ‘We will dance with Mountains’. A young professor/lecturer of clinical psychology at Covenant University, Nigeria & ethnopsychotherapeutic researcher, Bayo hopes to inspire a diffractive network of sharing – a slowing down, an ethics of entanglement, an activism of inquiry, a ‘politics of surprise’…one that does not treat the crises of
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2587/revolutionary-wellness-talk-radio 22/10/2017 01:00 22/10/2017 02:00 Revolutionary Wellness Talk Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2587/revolutionary-wellness-talk-radio How might we learn how to Dwell in a Place, learn how to be part of the landscape, or learn how to see and feel in a whole new way? By learning how to dance, chant, and do ritual? To greet the ancient redwoods in our backyards every morning and hug the trees in the garden? To put our hands in the soil and try to learn the names of all the non-human beings we live with? All these take time. Slowness is key. Practicing presence is difficult for us in this modern culture. We are latecomers to this way of being and while we may still feel resistance sometimes, this may be the essential practice to undo our current cultural conditionings. Join us for this conversation on disengaging from the intellectual life that demands a loyalty to the faculty of reason with the body and emotions served only as side dishes on the menu of the canon and learn how to bring your whole self  - body, mind, heart, spirit  - into the only life you have to live, because when you do it changes everything. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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