BOOK PARTY: Health Rights are Civil Rights

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112
Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics to celebrate the publication of Health Rights Are Civil Rights with author Jenna Loyd.  Karen Miller will make  a brief introduction to the book, followed by refeshments. Monday September 22, 6:30-8:30 pm. Room 6112.   Jenna M. Loyd is an assistant professor of Public Health Policy [read more»]

BOOK PARTY: Self Determination Without Nationalism

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6107
Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics to celebrate Omar Dahbour’s book Self Determination Without Nationalism. Introductory remarks by Mike Menser will be followed by conversation & refreshments. Monday, September 15, 6:30-8:30 pm. room 6107 This event is sponsored by the Center for Place, Culture and Politics    

Putting the Law In Its Place – Reflections On the Queer Political Project In India

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Room C204
Wednesday, April 30th
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Room C204, CUNY GC
Akshay Khanna works at the intersections of anthropology, activism, theatre and development praxis. S/he has been associated with the Queer movement in India and elsewhere for over 15 years, has worked as a human rights lawyer, focusing on issues arising out of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, [read more»]

Mass Incarceration, Deportation, Stop and Frisk: The Urban Ecology of the Prison-Industrial Complex

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LaGuardia Community College
Please join the Social Science Department in welcoming
Professor Ruth Wilson Gilmore to
LaGuardia Community College  (room E-501) on
Tuesday, May 6th from 5-7 pm. Dr. Gilmore will be presenting the third annual Robert Fitch Memorial Lecture in room E-501. Her talk is entitled: “Mass Incarceration, Deportation, Stop and Frisk: The Urban Ecology of the [read more»]

Creative Alternatives to Capitalism Conference

05/23/2014 - 05/24/2014
All Day
May 23 2014, Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue NY, NY 10016 May 24 2014, Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square NY, NY 10003   THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. THERE IS NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY. Both venues have a capacity of 200. Entrance is on a first come, first serve basis. Much [read more»]

Food Justice, Food Sovereignty: Building Global Solidarity towards a Just Food System

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9204
Emerging from the Civil Rights Movement, Food Justice embodies the struggles of local communities in the United States for racial justice in the food system. Outside the US, peasants and indigenous people defend the idea of Food Sovereignty, the right of local communities to define their own food policies - what to plant and what to eat. Despite their different origins, both Food Justice and Food Sovereignty represent the goal of moving towards a more Just Food System. [read more»]

Transnational Movement Building

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room C202
Emilio Spataro–from the Guardianes del Ibera movement, Corrientes, Argentina–joins us in a discussion on bringing students, environmental and social justice activists in the USA together with rural communities in Argentina to stop Harvard University from destroying one of the world’s largest wetlands and exploiting indigenous communities. April 9, 2014
Room C202, CUNY GC A reception will be held [read more»]