Film Screening: All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

03/04/2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story Directed by Marisa Holmes Friday, March 04th, 2016 Segal Theatre 6:00 – 9:00 pm   In 2011, there were occupations of squares happening all across the globe. It was a moment of upheaval when anything seemed possible. In this context, on September 17th, 2011, a two-month encampment of Zuccotti Park, [read more»]

Film Screening: TIMBUKTU

02/17/2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
TIMBUKTU The film will be followed by a discussion of politics and art led by Peter Hitchcock and Mustafa Bayoumi Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 6-9PM Martin E. Segal Theater Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako’s film Timbuktu (2014) has been revered for its attempt to dramatize what happens to a community under occupation by jihadis. Beautifully shot, the film not only records the [read more»]

Film Screening: Soil, Struggle and Justice: Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement

02/04/2016
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Soil, Struggle and Justice: Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement A movie directed by Andreas Hernandez Thursday February 4, 2016 Segal Theater, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
GRADUATE CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK. 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street This film examines the development of a cooperative of the Brazilian Landless Movement (MST) in the South of Brazil, which struggled [read more»]

Beyond “Fortress Europe”: The French Atlantic and Indian Ocean as the First Line of Border Control

02/10/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9206 and 9207, CUNY Graduate Center
Beyond “Fortress Europe”: The French Atlantic and Indian Ocean as the First Line of Border Control A talk by Catherine Benoit  Wednesday February 10, 2016 Room 9207, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
GRADUATE CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK. 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street When the enslaved Africans took the words of the French Revolution and declared [read more»]

Book event: Longing for the Bomb by Lindsey A. Freeman

12/10/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 6112
Please join us for Lindsay A. Freeman’s discussion of her new book Longing for the Bomb
Thursday, December 10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Sociology lounge, room 6112 Longing for the Bomb traces the unusual story of the first atomic city and the emergence of American nuclear culture. Tucked into the folds of Appalachia and kept off all commercial maps, [read more»]

“Nothing to Lose but our Fear” Fiona Jeffries in conversation with Silvia Federici and David Harvey

12/02/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 6112
“Nothing to Lose but our Fear”
Fiona Jeffries in conversation with Silvia Federici and David Harvey Wednesday, December 2, 6-8pm Sociology lounge, room 6112 Nothing to Lose but Our Fear brings together an international group of scholars and activists and asks them how can we think critically and act productively in a world awash in fear. Their
conversations [read more»]

The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society

11/09/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Proshansky Auditorium
Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics for   The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society                                            Sinam Mohamad and David Harvey in Conversation Monday, November 9th, 6-8:30pm, Proshansky Auditorium The determined resistance of the Kurdish men and women in the strategic border region of Rojava (Western Kurdistan, Syria) drew worldwide attention when they successfully [read more»]

10/30: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film

10/30/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Please join us for: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:30 PM. Martin E. Segal Theater. Join us for a poetry reading and performance by worker writers Christine Lewis and Samantha Lee , followed by a screening of The Hand That Feeds, a documentary about the behind the scenes world of an Upper [read more»]