Events

11/16: Film Screening: Où est la démocratie? Where is democracy?

11/16: Film Screening: Où est la démocratie? Where is democracy?

11/16/2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

11/16: Film Screening: Où est la démocratie? Where is democracy? November 16, 2016 6:30-8 pm Martin E. Segal Theatre Co-producers and directors Marisa Holmes and Bruno Giuliani will be present for a discussion following the screening. In France a crisis of liberal democracy has been happening, revealing the violence of the state underneath. In February this […]

11/9: Words and Things: Raymond Williams, Late Capitalism, and Keywords for Radicals

11/9: Words and Things: Raymond Williams, Late Capitalism, and Keywords for Radicals

11/09/2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112

11/9:  Words and Things: Raymond Williams, Late Capitalism, and Keywords for Radicals November 9, 2016 6:30 – 8:30 pm Sociology Lounge, Room 6112 The Center for Place, Culture and Politics, in Conversation with AK Thompson In Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society (1976), pioneering cultural materialist Raymond Williams devised a method for revealing how language not only […]

11/1: In Defense of Housing: A book launch and political discussion

11/1: In Defense of Housing: A book launch and political discussion

11/01/2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 6112

11/1: In Defense of Housing: A book Launch and Political Discussion November 1, 2016 6:30-8 pm Room 6112 *this space seats 60 people. Guests will be allowed entry on a first come, first served basis. Introduced by Gregory Baggett, presentations by authors Peter Marcuse and David Madden, comments by David Harvey and Hilary Botein. Moderated by Sam […]

OCT 28/29: THIRD ANNUAL PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN AFRICANA TRADITIONS CONFERENCE

OCT 28/29: THIRD ANNUAL PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN AFRICANA TRADITIONS CONFERENCE

10/28/2016 - 10/29/2016
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

OCT 28/29: THIRD ANNUAL PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN AFRICANA TRADITIONS CONFERENCE: RACE, RECONSTRUCTION, AND REPARATIONS Friday, October 28, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Center for Place, Culture and Politics The Graduate Center of The City University of New York Rooms C201/C202 365 Fifth Avenue New York, New York To watch the livestream of Friday’s segment, go […]

10/27: “Beyond the Square” and “Zoned Out!”: New books on urban politics from Urban Research press

10/27: “Beyond the Square” and “Zoned Out!”: New books on urban politics from Urban Research press

10/27/2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
4102

  October 27, 2016 5:30 – 7:00 pm Science Center, Room 4102 Speakers: Tom Angotti (Hunter College, Urban Policy and Planning), Sylvia Morse (urban planner), Deen Sharp (doctoral candidate, EES) & Claire Panetta (doctoral candidate, Anthropology), Moderated by Samuel Stein (graduate student, EES) Books: Zoned Out! Race, Displacement and City Planning in New York City […]

US Friends of the Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil

US Friends of the Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil

10/03/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Science Center, 4th Floor

US Friends of the Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil: A story of solidarity and resistance with the people of Mariana Monday, October 3 6-8pm Moved to Science Center-4th floor! Please join the US friends of MAB in this discussion about the struggle in Mariana.  This event will not be livestreamed, unfortunately. This […]

9/28:  Hard Sell: Work and Resistance in Retail Chains

9/28: Hard Sell: Work and Resistance in Retail Chains

09/28/2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room 6112

Book event: Hard Sell: Work and Resistance in Retail Chains (ILR/Cornell University Press, 2016) by Peter Ikeler September 28th, 2016 6-9 pm, Sociology Lounge (room 6112) Speakers: Ruth Milkman, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center Gerald Sider, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center Peter Ikeler, Assistant Professor of Sociology, SUNY College at Old […]

9/26: Ethnography Inside Out: Activism and Research among Urban Social Movements in the United States by Ahmed Kanna

9/26: Ethnography Inside Out: Activism and Research among Urban Social Movements in the United States by Ahmed Kanna

09/26/2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 6107

Ethnography Inside Out: Activism and Research among Urban Social Movements in the United States by Ahmed Kanna September 26th, 2016 14:30-16:30 Room 6107 (space is limited to 20) CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016   In this informal roundtable, Ahmed Kanna will explore his latest research among Bay Area radical socialists organizing […]

9/22: “We Must Divest From Fossil Fuels”

9/22: “We Must Divest From Fossil Fuels”

09/22/2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

We Must Divest From Fossil Fuels Thursday, September 22 6:30-8:30 pm Skylight Room If we listen to climate scientists like James Hansen, we know that it is imperative that we stop extracting and burning fossil fuels. Yet, as the recent struggles around the Dakota Access Pipeline reveal, big oil companies will stop at nothing in […]

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

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

09/19/2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C201

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 September 12, 19, 26 November 21, 28 December 5 365 5th Avenue, NY, NY 10016 ****Due to overwhelming interest, some locations and dates of these events have been changed. Please note […]

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