Monthly Archives: November 2011

Etienne Balibar: Europe, America, and the Crisis

10/03/2011
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
Etienne Balibar (°1942) is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris-X. As one of Louis Althusser's most brilliant students in the 1960s, Etienne Balibar contributed to the collective theoretical masterpiece of Reading Capital. Since then he has established himself amongst the most subtle philosophical and political thinkers in France. [read more»]

Bird on Fire: Lessons from the world’s least sustainable city with Andrew Ross

10/28/2011
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9206/9207
Focusing on areas such as water supply, metropolitan growth, renewable energy, downtown revitalization, immigration policy, and patterns of pollution, the book argues that urban managers have to base policy on combating environmental injustices in order to avoid replicating the condition of "eco-apartheid" that prevails in Phoenix and other major urban areas [...] [read more»]