Events

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. […]

“Prison is a form of violence against women”

10/09/2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
9206

  The Center for the Study of Women and Society presents: A Panel Discussion on Women’s Prison Issues  With CECILY MCMILLAN, AMY MEACHAM, and SHARON RICHARDSON. Moderated by VICTORIA LAW. The event will be a curated video program and discussion about the motivations for and processes of organizing against prisons as gender violence. Please join […]

The Case for Debt Refusal, Andrew Ross in discussion with Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Peter Hitchcock and David Harvey

09/30/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Please join Andrew Ross in discussion with the Center for Place, Culture and Politics’ own Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Peter Hitchcock, and David Harvey on ‘The Case for Debt Refusal’ Tuesday, September 30 6:30-8:30 PM Segal Theater, Graduate Center CUNY “Andrew Ross is the very model for a scholar-activist, and Creditocracy, his latest book, is as […]

BOOK PARTY: Health Rights are Civil Rights

09/22/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112

Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics to celebrate the publication of Health Rights Are Civil Rights with author Jenna Loyd.  Karen Miller will make  a brief introduction to the book, followed by refeshments. Monday September 22, 6:30-8:30 pm. Room 6112. http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/health-rights-are-civil-rights   Jenna M. Loyd is an assistant professor of Public Health […]

“Migrating Violence in South Africa: Marikana, Migrant, Labour”, a conversation with Suren Pillay,

09/17/2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brockway Room, CUNY Graduate Center

Conversation with Suren Pillay, “Migrating Violence in South Africa: Marikana, Migrant, Labour” wine and cheese reception  6:30-8:00pm Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Brockway Room, 6402 Graduate Center, 6th floor Suren Pillay is  Associate Professor at the Center for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa.     He has published […]

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