Events

11/12  Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

11/12 Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

11/12/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

Please join us to celebrate the publication of “Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital” Benjamin Kunkel interviews Jason W. Moore Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:00 PM Sociology Lounge   The relationship between capital and ecology in the longue durée Finance. Climate. Food. Work. How are the crises of the twenty-first […]

Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’

Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’

11/10/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’, and a response by Peter Hitchcock Tuesday November 10, 2015 6:30-8:30 Skylight room Dialectical thought in the twentieth century became almost terminally weighed down by its association with the so-called dialectical materialism that became political and philosophical orthodoxy in the Soviet environment. As a necessary contribution […]

The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society

The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society

11/09/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Proshansky Auditorium

Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics for   The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society                                            Sinam Mohamad and David Harvey in Conversation Monday, November 9th, 6-8:30pm, Proshansky Auditorium The determined resistance of the Kurdish men and women in the strategic border region of Rojava (Western Kurdistan, Syria) drew worldwide attention when […]

10/30: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film

10/30: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film

10/30/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Please join us for: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:30 PM. Martin E. Segal Theater. Join us for a poetry reading and performance by worker writers Christine Lewis and Samantha Lee , followed by a screening of The Hand That Feeds, a documentary about the behind the […]

10/22  A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL

10/22 A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL

10/22/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Please join us in discussion: A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL Thursday, October 22 6:00 PM Segal Theatre To view the LIVESTREAM of this event: Go to videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu  and click on the link in the “Live Videos” box on the upper right hand side of the page. Click on this […]

10/19 ‘Sweet&Salt: Water and the Dutch’

10/19 ‘Sweet&Salt: Water and the Dutch’

10/19/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C201

Please join us for a talk by Tracy Metz, introduced by Ashley Dawson ‘Sweet&Salt: Water and the Dutch’ October 19, 6:30 PM room c201 The Dutch are past masters at keeping the water out of their low-lying country: in the Netherlands the art of water management was born of pure necessity. Over half the nation’s […]

“From Nathaniel Turner to William R. Jones;” The second annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference

“From Nathaniel Turner to William R. Jones;” The second annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference

10/16/2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elebash Recital Hall

  Friday, OCTOBER 16 9:00am — 5:00pm CUNY: The Graduate Center ELEBASH RECITAL HALL 365 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10016 To view LIVESTREAM on Friday: Go to videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu  and click on the link in the “Live Videos” box on the upper right hand side of the page. **We have been experiencing some difficulties […]

10/13 Film Screening:  THE WANTED 18

10/13 Film Screening: THE WANTED 18

10/13/2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Please join us in Film Screening: THE WANTED 18 Directed by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan Tuesday, October 13 6:00 PM Martin E. Segal Theatre   Humorous and thought provoking, The Wanted 18 shows the power of mass mobilization and nonviolent resistance to the Israeli occupation during the First Intifada. The film tells the story of 18 dairy cows […]

10/6 BOOK PARTY: This Muslim American Life

10/6 BOOK PARTY: This Muslim American Life

10/06/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9204

Please join us in celebrating Moustafa Bayoumi’s new book This Muslim American Life; Dispatches from the War on Terror Tuesday, October 6 6:30-8:30 PM Room 9204 Over the last few years, Moustafa Bayoumi has been an extra in Sex and the City 2 playing a generic Arab, a terrorist suspect (or at least his namesake […]

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