9/26: Ethnography Inside Out: Activism and Research among Urban Social Movements in the United States by Ahmed Kanna

09/26/2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 6107
Ethnography Inside Out: Activism and Research among Urban Social Movements in the United States by Ahmed Kanna September 26th, 2016 14:30-16:30 Room 6107 (space is limited to 20) CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016   In this informal roundtable, Ahmed Kanna will explore his latest research among Bay Area radical socialists organizing around issues of urban politics, [read more»]

10/27: “Beyond the Square” and “Zoned Out!”: New books on urban politics from Urban Research press

10/27/2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
4102
  October 27, 2016 5:30 – 7:00 pm Science Center, Room 4102 Speakers: Tom Angotti (Hunter College, Urban Policy and Planning), Sylvia Morse (urban planner), Deen Sharp (doctoral candidate, EES) & Claire Panetta (doctoral candidate, Anthropology), Moderated by Samuel Stein (graduate student, EES) Books: Zoned Out! Race, Displacement and City Planning in New York City (Urban Research, 2016) Gentrification and [read more»]

9/22: “We Must Divest From Fossil Fuels”

09/22/2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
We Must Divest From Fossil Fuels Thursday, September 22 6:30-8:30 pm Skylight Room If we listen to climate scientists like James Hansen, we know that it is imperative that we stop extracting and burning fossil fuels. Yet, as the recent struggles around the Dakota Access Pipeline reveal, big oil companies will stop at nothing in their quest to squeeze every [read more»]

9/28: Hard Sell: Work and Resistance in Retail Chains

09/28/2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room 6112
Book event: Hard Sell: Work and Resistance in Retail Chains (ILR/Cornell University Press, 2016) by Peter Ikeler
September 28th, 2016 6-9 pm, Sociology Lounge (room 6112) Speakers: Ruth Milkman, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center Gerald Sider, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center Peter Ikeler, Assistant Professor of Sociology, SUNY College at Old Westbury (book author) [read more»]

LECTURE SERIES (updated dates and locations): MARX AND CAPITAL: THE CONCEPT, THE BOOK, THE HISTORY

09/19/2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C201
MARX AND CAPITAL: THE CONCEPT, THE BOOK, THE HISTORY
A SERIES OF 6 MONDAY EVENING LECTURES IN POLITICAL ECONOMY BY DAVID HARVEY 6:30-8:30 PM September 12, 19, 26 November 21, 28 December 5 365 5th Avenue, NY, NY 10016 ****Due to overwhelming interest, some locations and dates of these events have been changed. Please note carefully the new locations [read more»]