Events

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, October 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 11: 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

10/27/2017 - 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 27, 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 […]

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 […]

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