Events

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

11/3 (11/6; 11/13; 11/20): Into the contradiction – And other maxims of Anthropological Political Economy

11/3 (11/6; 11/13; 11/20): Into the contradiction – And other maxims of Anthropological Political Economy

11/03/2017
4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
C415a

  Into the contradiction – And other maxims of Anthropological Political Economy: A Series of 4 Talks with Don Kalb at the Graduate Center Friday, November 3:  Red October and Anthropology: Centennial Reflections Room C415A 4:15-6:15 Monday, November 6: The Capitalist Transition Debate: There and Back Again Rooms 9206/9207 6:30-8:30 Monday, November 13: The Floating Signifier of the “Global […]

11/01: SPIRALLING OUT OF CONTROL: A CONVERSATION ON THE FATE OF CAPITAL AND CAPITALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

11/01: SPIRALLING OUT OF CONTROL: A CONVERSATION ON THE FATE OF CAPITAL AND CAPITALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

11/01/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Proshansky Auditorium

  On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital, the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and Jacobin Magazine invite you to: SPIRALLING OUT OF CONTROL: ON THE FATE OF CAPITAL AND CAPITALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: A CONVERSATION BETWEEN NANCY FRASER AND DAVID HARVEY  MODERATED BY BHASKAR […]

10/27 & 10/28: Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference: Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism

10/27 & 10/28: Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference: Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism

10/27/2017 - 10/28/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Room 9204

 On behalf of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and HUMANITAS: The Africana Ethical and Cultural society we invite you to: Philosophy and Religion Conference in Africana Traditions 2017: Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism Friday October 23, 2017 9:30am — 6:00pm Center for Place, Culture and Politics The Graduate Center of The City […]

A Conversation on the Education Struggle: Cape Town and Beyond

A Conversation on the Education Struggle: Cape Town and Beyond

09/18/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

Please join Brian Kamanzi (Pathways to Free Education) and Sonia Vaz Borges (CPCP, Graduate Center, CUNY) for a discussion on militant and radical education. Monday, September 18 6-8pm Sociology lounge (room 6112) Brian Kamanzi is a Cape Town-based writer and electrical engineering Masters student at the University of Cape Town. He describes himself as committed to […]

8/1: “Right to the City: Screening of Metropolitan Avenue” at the Museum of the City of New York

8/1: “Right to the City: Screening of Metropolitan Avenue” at the Museum of the City of New York

08/01/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Museum of the City of New York

Right to the City: Screening of Metropolitan Avenue Tuesday, August 1 6:30 pm The Museum of the City of New York MCNY kicks off Season 2 of Smile, It’s Your Close Up with a screening of Metropolitan Avenue (Christine Noschese, 1985, 58 min), the story of a group of “traditional” women who combine old values with new roles […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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