Film screening: My Brooklyn February 17, 7PM

02/17/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
  Join us for a screening of My Brooklyn February 17th, 2015 at 7:00 pm / Skylight Room. Followed by a discussion with Kelly Anderson (Filmmaker and Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College), Sharon Zukin (Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center), and Sara Martucci (Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, CUNY [read more»]

Maiz y el Pais: Political Violence in Mexico and Corn’s Lessons for Justice

02/20/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9204
Luz Rivera Martinez of the Consejo National Urbano Campesino (CNUC) and George Caffentzis in conversation. Friday, February 20, 6-8PM. Room 9204 Headlines about Mexico are wildly divergent. While business magazines proclaim “the Mexican Moment” emerging from a slate of recent reforms, news of the murder and disappearance of nearly 50 rural teacher’s college students by police quickly silenced [read more»]

Fair Food Program’s 2014 Annual Report Launch

12/11/2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 9206/9207
Please join us for the launch of the Fair Food Program’s 2014 Annual Report Thursday, December 11th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Room 9206,  The Graduate Center, CUNY   Watch the livestream here: http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/video/2488/?live=true Presentation by: Lucas Benitez, Co-Founder, Coalition of Immokalee Workers Sean Sellers, Co-Founder and Senior Investigator, Fair Food Standards Council Judge Laura Safer Espinoza, Executive Director, Fair Food Standards Council [read more»]

Bridging Resistance: U.S. Militarism in Asia-Pacific and NYC

12/05/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112
Asia Pacific Peoples’ Solidarity presents an international conference and multimedia event with activists and organizers from South Korea, Japan, and the Philippines, and New York City organizing around the issue of US bases in the Asia Pacific region and US militarism. Friday December 5, from 6:30-8:30 P.M.
Sociology Lounge RM 6112, CUNY Graduate Center Peoples’ resistance to [read more»]

Between Representation and Marginality

11/24/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
Between Representation and Marginality Lucia Trimbur, James Newitt and Genève Brossard 24.11.2014, 6pm Skylight Room (9100) Graduate Center, CUNY This panel discussion brings together three streams of research which independently explore the boxing gym as a complex site to discuss class, gender, race and social relations through investigations undertaken in New York and Lisbon, Portugal. Within [read more»]

The Toxic Edge: A Screening and Conversation with Sarah Kanouse and Elizabeth Povinelli moderated by Denisse Andrade

11/16/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Docs
The Toxic Edge: A Screening and Conversation with Sarah Kanouse and Elizabeth Povinelli moderated by Denisse Andrade Toxicity figures in a range of contemporary political, economic, social, and environmental discourses, from the toxic waste of the gulf catastrophe or Fukushima and the toxic assets of financial institutions, to concerns over toxic lifestyles and the biomonitoring of toxic bodies. In read more»]

Elena: Cuban Housing Crisis

11/11/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center
  Screening and Conversation Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm Room C198 Join us for a screening of a documentary film exploring the state of Havana’s deteriorating housing stock, the lack of meaningful repairs by the Popular Power’s housing brigades, and the impact this disrepair has on the health and livelihood of Havana’s residents. Elena follows several residents in [read more»]