Events

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 […]

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

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) […]

3/24: New York City Screening: America Divided – A House Divided

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 need […]

BOOK EVENT: Third Wave Capitalism: How Money, Power, and the Pursuit of Self-Interest have Imperiled the American Dream

BOOK EVENT: Third Wave Capitalism: How Money, Power, and the Pursuit of Self-Interest have Imperiled the American Dream

02/15/2017
6:30 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

February 15, 2017 6:30 Sociology Lounge, Room 6112 America of recent decades is a land of contradictions: Soaring wealth and a poverty level above that of 1973; productivity up but wages for most Americans stagnant; the apotheosis of individual freedom and the paralysis of democracy; the election of a black president and the incarceration of […]

Book Event: The Civil war in the United States; Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Book Event: The Civil war in the United States; Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

12/06/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

12/6: Book Event: The Civil War in the United States; Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels December 6, 2016 6 -8 pm Sociology Lounge, Room 6112 Andrew Zimmerman will discuss his new edition of the writings of Marx and Engels on the American Civil War, emphasizing the importance of these writings for thinking about race, class, and […]

DAVID HARVEY LECTURE SERIES (updated dates and locations): MARX AND CAPITAL: THE CONCEPT, THE BOOK, THE HISTORY

DAVID HARVEY LECTURE SERIES (updated dates and locations): MARX AND CAPITAL: THE CONCEPT, THE BOOK, THE HISTORY

12/05/2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9204

MARX AND CAPITAL: THE CONCEPT, THE BOOK, THE HISTORY A SERIES OF 6 MONDAY EVENING LECTURES IN POLITICAL ECONOMY BY DAVID HARVEY 6:30-8:30 PM DECEMBER 5: BAD INFINITY AND THE MADNESS OF ECONOMIC REASON (rooms 9204/9205/9206/9207 -capacity 160) 365 5th Avenue, NY, NY 10016 ****Due to overwhelming interest, some locations and dates of these events […]

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