Relocating Capitalism: The Global Spread of Export Processing Zones and Special Economic Zones Since 1947

12/01/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9205
This presentation by Patrick Neveling  based on a book project, which will offer a pioneering empirical study and analysis of a major development in the global political economy of capitalism after the Second World War; the rise of export processing zones (EPZs) and special economic zones (SEZs), which are set up by nation-states offering tax breaks and pre-built industrial infrastructure [read more»]

Confronting Racial Capitalism: The Black Radical Tradition & Cultures of Liberation

11/20/2014 - 11/21/2014
All Day
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
Occasioned by the work of Cedric J. Robinson, this symposium brings together leading radical thinkers to consider the history and ongoing struggle against racial capitalism. From Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition to his more recent work, Forgeries of Memory and Meaning: Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theatre and Film Before World War II, Robinson’s scholarship has been unafraid to think big. Through two days of conversation, we aim to do the same. [read more»]

After Gezi, After the Elections, After ISIS: Politics in Turkey Now

10/20/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9206/9207
After Gezi, After the Elections, After ISIS: Politics in Turkey Now  This panel will present a conversation about the current political context in Turkey, in the wake of popular protests (Gezi and its follow-ups), parliamentary and presidential elections (which have strengthened the hand of the ruling AK Party), and regional politics (particularly the horror of Syria and the rise of [read more»]

FILM and discussion with filmmaker: Zinda Bhaag

11/03/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center
Please join us for a screening and discussion of Zinda Bhaag, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Meenu Gaur, moderated by Saadia Toor. November 3, 2014 7:00-9:00PM Room C198 Graduate Center, CUNY
What makes a man step into a cargo container that is going to be sealed for days? Why does he step into a flimsy [read more»]

“Prison is a form of violence against women”

10/09/2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
9206
  The Center for the Study of Women and Society presents: A Panel Discussion on Women’s Prison Issues  With CECILY MCMILLAN, AMY MEACHAM, and SHARON RICHARDSON. Moderated by VICTORIA LAW. The event will be a curated video program and discussion about the motivations for and processes of organizing against prisons as gender violence. Please join us on October 9, 6:30-8:00 p.m. [read more»]

Philosophical Theologies & Philosophy of Religion in Africana Traditions

10/24/2014
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Elebash Recital Hall
The inaugural Annual conference on Philosophical Theologies & Philosophy of Religion in Africana Traditions October 24 & 25, 2014 Friday October 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:00PM Elebash Recital Hall Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10016 Saturday October 25, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Commons 388 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn New York 11217 Please Download the Event Program [read more»]

Book Talk: Until the Rulers Obey

10/15/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112
Please join Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein in a discussion of their book Until the Rulers Obey. Wednesday, October 15, 6:30-8:30 PM Room 6112 (sociology lounge) Graduate Center, CUNY Until the Rulers Obey brings together voices from the movements behind the wave of change that swept Latin America at the turn of the 21st century. These movements have galvanized long-silent—or [read more»]