Consciousness and Revolution II: Educating for Change in the Era of Authoritarian Populism: May 5th–6th 2017

05/05/2017 - 05/06/2017
All Day
The Graduate Center, CUNY
The Center for Place, Culture, and Politics presents: Consciousness and Revolution II: Educating for Change in the Era of Authoritarian Populism May 5th–6th 2017   The profound contemporary alienations shaped by long-term crisis require revolutions in the nature of struggle in order to consciously change the external world. Education is central to such change. Our conference combines militant scholars and [read more»]

4/25: Moral Economies of Neoliberalism: A Workshop around Melinda Cooper’s Family Values

04/25/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
Tuesday, April 25
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Skylight Room (9100) Michel Foucault famously argued that Chicago school neoliberalism was beyond normativity, uninterested in the disciplinary categories of perversion or deviance. Yet neoliberal scholars were far from libertarian when it came to the legal regulation of sexuality and entertained a much more complex relationship to moral philosophy than what [read more»]

3/29: Book Launch: Celebrating Innovative New Work In Anthropology

03/29/2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
3/29: Book Launch: Celebrating Innovative New Work In Anthropology March 29, 2017
5pm-6pm: Discussion @ Skylight Room (9th Floor)
6pm – 7:30pm: Reception @ Room 6304.01 Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/407276386304688/   Spatializing Culture, by Setha Low (CUNY Graduate Center) The Seduction of Quantification, by Sally Merry (New York University) In conversation with:
Emily Martin (New York University)
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3/24: New York City Screening: America Divided – A House Divided

03/24/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elebash Recital Hall
3/24: New York City Screening: America Divided – A House Divided Friday March 24, 2017
6:00pm
CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Ave.
Elebash Recital Hall
New York NY 10016
You Must RSVP to Attend* *Thank you for your interest in the screening of the documentary film America Divided:A House Divided. The event on March 24th at [read more»]

3/16: Narrative in Practice: Opacity, Dissonance, Encounter, Underground, Erasure

03/16/2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Room 9205
March 16, 2017 10am-4:30pm Room 9205 The “narrative turn” in the social sciences, as manifested through the renewed emphasis on human agency, the centrality of language to the negotiation of meaning and the construction of identity in everyday life, has marked a resurgence of interest in narrative as a social act, on storytelling as a social process, and life histories as [read more»]

3/7: Film Screening and Dialogue: Carré Rouge Sur Fond Noir / Red Square on the Blackboard

03/07/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
3/7: Film Screening and Dialogue: Carré Rouge Sur Fond Noir / Red Square on the Blackboard Tuesday, March 7, 6-9pm
CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Ave,
Skylight Room (9th floor)
RSVP/share: https://www.facebook.com/events/789148951241485/ One the eve of the March 8 International Women’s Strike and education strike/walkout actions from Puerto Rico to NYC, the new coalition Free CUNY [read more»]

3/6: Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education

03/06/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
3/6: Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education Monday, March 6, 2017
2 pm – 4 pm
Skylight Room (9100)
Livestream: bit.ly/fight4edu-live
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-perspectives-on-the-fight-for-higher-education-registration-32250509141 Join the Futures Initiative for a roundtable discussion on “Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education,” in which we will share strategies across the globe and highlight the urgent [read more»]
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MARX AND CAPITAL: THE CONCEPT, THE BOOK, THE HISTORY

A SERIES OF 6 MONDAY EVENING LECTURES IN POLITICAL ECONOMY BY DAVID HARVEY

December 5: Bad Infinity and the Madness of Economic Reason