Events

Relocating Capitalism: The Global Spread of Export Processing Zones and Special Economic Zones Since 1947

12/01/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9205

This presentation by Patrick Neveling  based on a book project, which will offer a pioneering empirical study and analysis of a major development in the global political economy of capitalism after the Second World War; the rise of export processing zones (EPZs) and special economic zones (SEZs), which are set up by nation-states offering tax […]

Imaginary Pathologies of Contagion and Crisis Politics at the Border

11/25/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9205

In this presentation Claudia Tazreiter considers the global context of irregular migration, focusing on temporary migrant workers and asylum seekers who in many jurisdictions are labeled ‘illegal’ and are the cause of anxieties and crises in receiving societies. The presentation draws on interviews conducted with asylum seekers and irregular migrants in the Asia Pacific region.  Immanuel […]

Between Representation and Marginality

11/24/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Between Representation and Marginality Lucia Trimbur, James Newitt and Genève Brossard 24.11.2014, 6pm Skylight Room (9100) Graduate Center, CUNY This panel discussion brings together three streams of research which independently explore the boxing gym as a complex site to discuss class, gender, race and social relations through investigations undertaken in New York and Lisbon, Portugal. […]

Confronting Racial Capitalism: The Black Radical Tradition & Cultures of Liberation

Confronting Racial Capitalism: The Black Radical Tradition & Cultures of Liberation

11/20/2014 - 11/21/2014
All Day
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Occasioned by the work of Cedric J. Robinson, this symposium brings together leading radical thinkers to consider the history and ongoing struggle against racial capitalism. From Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition to his more recent work, Forgeries of Memory and Meaning: Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theatre and Film Before World War II, Robinson’s scholarship has been unafraid to think big. Through two days of conversation, we aim to do the same.

The Toxic Edge: A Screening and Conversation with Sarah Kanouse and Elizabeth Povinelli moderated by Denisse Andrade

11/16/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Docs

The Toxic Edge: A Screening and Conversation with Sarah Kanouse and Elizabeth Povinelli moderated by Denisse Andrade Toxicity figures in a range of contemporary political, economic, social, and environmental discourses, from the toxic waste of the gulf catastrophe or Fukushima and the toxic assets of financial institutions, to concerns over toxic lifestyles and the biomonitoring […]

Elena: Cuban Housing Crisis

11/11/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center

  Screening and Conversation Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm Room C198 Join us for a screening of a documentary film exploring the state of Havana’s deteriorating housing stock, the lack of meaningful repairs by the Popular Power’s housing brigades, and the impact this disrepair has on the health and livelihood of Havana’s residents. Elena follows […]

FILM and discussion with filmmaker: Zinda Bhaag

11/03/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center

Please join us for a screening and discussion of Zinda Bhaag, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Meenu Gaur, moderated by Saadia Toor. November 3, 2014 7:00-9:00PM Room C198 Graduate Center, CUNY What makes a man step into a cargo container that is going to be sealed for days? Why does he step into a […]

Philosophical Theologies & Philosophy of Religion in Africana Traditions

10/24/2014
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Elebash Recital Hall

The inaugural Annual conference on Philosophical Theologies & Philosophy of Religion in Africana Traditions October 24 & 25, 2014 Friday October 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:00PM Elebash Recital Hall Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10016 Saturday October 25, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Commons 388 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn New York 11217 Please […]

After Gezi, After the Elections, After ISIS: Politics in Turkey Now

10/20/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9206/9207

After Gezi, After the Elections, After ISIS: Politics in Turkey Now  This panel will present a conversation about the current political context in Turkey, in the wake of popular protests (Gezi and its follow-ups), parliamentary and presidential elections (which have strengthened the hand of the ruling AK Party), and regional politics (particularly the horror of […]

Book Talk: Until the Rulers Obey

10/15/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112

Please join Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein in a discussion of their book Until the Rulers Obey. Wednesday, October 15, 6:30-8:30 PM Room 6112 (sociology lounge) Graduate Center, CUNY Until the Rulers Obey brings together voices from the movements behind the wave of change that swept Latin America at the turn of the 21st century. […]

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