Category Archives: Announcements

VIDEO: UN Rapporteur Raquel Rolnik on The Right to Housing

Watch video from the report on the financialization of housing and its impact on the right to adequate housing, by Raquel Rolnik, UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing. The video also contains a tribute to Neil Smith, the founding director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and Graduate Center Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography. [read more»]

VIDEO: Student Leaders Speak Out with Camila Vallejo and Noam Titelman

High quality video of the conversation between leaders from hemispheric student struggles in Chile, Quebec, and New York will be posted as soon as it has been edited by the CUNY Digital Media Fellows, but the recorded livestream is available for viewing now. [read more»]

VIDEO+PODCAST: Vijay Prashad on The Karma of Uncle Swami

On October 10, 2012, Vijay Prashad gave a dynamic and wonderfully engaging talk at the CUNY Graduate Center, where he engaged topics ranging from his involvement with South Asian youth in New York, to his first teaching gig, to reflections ten years later on his book The Karma of Brown Folk, to his new book Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today. Video of the event can be viewed below, and an audio podcast of the event can be downloaded as well. [read more»]