02/09 (& 02/28, 03/14, 03/30): CPCP FILM SERIES: “The Militant Image” and the struggles against colonialism

02/09/2018 - 03/30/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics invites you to: CPCP FILM SERIES “The Militant Image” and the struggles against colonialism 2/9: The Two Faces of the War (Diana Andringa and Flora Gomes, Portugal, 2007, 100 minutes) 6:30p – 8.30p – Segal Theater 2/28: Mined Soil (Filipa César, Portugal, 2014, 34 minutes) and The Return of Cabral (Sana N’Hada, Flora Gomes and Josefina [read more»]

01/09: A Dialogue on White Supremacy with Roxane Dunbar Ortiz and Ramona Africa

01/09/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elebash Recital Hall
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics and The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home invite you to: A Dialogue on White Supremacy with Roxane Dunbar Ortiz and Ramona Africa Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 6:00-9:00 PM Elebash Recital Hall CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Ave, NY, NY 10016 A book sale for Prof. Dunbar Ortiz’s new monograph, Loaded: A Disarming History of [read more»]

4/13 & 4/14: CPCP Spring Conference: “Insurgent Solidarities”

04/13/2018 - 04/14/2018
12:00 am
CUNY Graduate Center
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics Presents its annual conference: Insurgent Solidarities  –histories, formations, futures—   Friday, April 13 and Saturday April 14, 2018 Given the political challenges of the present, the necessity for a deeper understanding of radical solidarity appears more pressing than ever. Yet while solidarity has been pivotal to social change since at least the Haitian [read more»]

12/05:”A Conversation about the Cultural Representation of Labor” with Sonali Perera and Peter Hitchcock

12/05/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics and the Postcolonial Studies Group (Graduate Center) present: “A Conversation about the Cultural Representation of Labor” with Sonali Perera, Hunter College, author of No Country: Working-Class Writing in the Age of Globalization (Columbia, 2014) and Peter Hitchcock, GC and Baruch College, author of Labor in Culture; or, Worker of the World(s) (Palgrave, 2017)  Moderated by Shoumik Bhattacharya [read more»]

11/15: From Socialist Finance to Peripheral Financialization: The Yugoslav Experience

11/15/2017
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
The Graduate Center CUNY
From Socialist Finance to Peripheral Financialization: The Yugoslav Experience. Johanna Bockman and Fabio Mattioli in conversation Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:15-8:15pm Room 6112 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Socialist countries have always had banks: central banks, savings banks taking local deposits, commercial banks, and export banks. Che Guevara was even the director of the National Bank [read more»]

11/10: Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins

11/10/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CUNY Graduate Center
Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins Friday, November 10 6:30-8:30 PM Room 9206 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016 Join Glyn Robbins and a panel of local housing activists for a roundtable discussion at the CUNY Graduate Center to discuss ideas for a progressive housing agenda in our city —rent control, new [read more»]