Events

9/29: BOOK TALK: The Emotional Logic of Capitalism

9/29: BOOK TALK: The Emotional Logic of Capitalism

09/29/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 6112

The Emotional Logic of Capitalism What Progressives Have Missed   A book talk by MARTIJN KONINGS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 6PM SOCIOLOGY LOUNGE, ROOM 6112 The capitalist market, progressives bemoan, is a cold monster: it disrupts social bonds, erodes emotional attachments, and imposes an abstract utilitarian rationality. But what if such hallowed critiques are completely misleading? […]

9/18: Dalit women speaking from the Frontlines of the Battle Against Caste Apartheid with special guests Climbing Poetree

9/18: Dalit women speaking from the Frontlines of the Battle Against Caste Apartheid with special guests Climbing Poetree

09/18/2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room 9204

#DalitWomenFight: Dalit Women speaking from the Frontlines of the Battle Against Caste Apartheid with special guests Climbing Poetree   ❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅   Join us for a historic evening at the CUNY Graduate Center where Dalit women activists from the frontlines of the Dalit Women’s Self-Respect movement will join host Dalit-American artist Thenmozhi Soundarajan and special guests […]

The Ruse of Reconciliation? ; Garth Stevens, Brett Bowman, Gillian Eagle, & Kevin Whitehead: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm

The Ruse of Reconciliation? ; Garth Stevens, Brett Bowman, Gillian Eagle, & Kevin Whitehead: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm

08/18/2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 6304.01

Please join Garth Stevens, Brett Bowman, Gillian Eagle, & Kevin Whitehead, from the Department of Psychology, School of Human and Community Development, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa for a symposium on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm, Room 6304.01 (Psychology). The Ruse of Reconciliation? Discursive Contours, Impossibilities, and Modes of Resistance in the South […]

FILM: The Targeted Village

FILM: The Targeted Village

05/21/2015
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Thursday, May 21, 2015 At 6:30 p.m. CUNY Graduate Center, Segal Theater (Ground floor) 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016 “The Targeted Village” focuses on the residents of Takae district in northern Okinawa, their recent protests against the construction of U.S. military helipads and deployment of Osprey helicopters, and the Japanese government’s attempt to coax […]

Societies in Movement or Politics as Usual?

Societies in Movement or Politics as Usual?

05/21/2015
3:00 pm
Room 5109, CUNY Graduate Center

May 21, 2015 3pm Room 5109 The Graduate Center, CUNY Marina Sitrin will open a discussion on how we might understand many of the struggles that have been taking place around the world over the past few years – with a particular focus on Greece and Argentina, where she has spent time. Using the concept […]

Panel: Debt Deliberations: Structural, Institutional, Financial

Panel: Debt Deliberations: Structural, Institutional, Financial

05/11/2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center

Join us for the panel Debt Deliberations: Structural, Institutional, Financial May 11th, 2015 5:30-7:30 PM Room c198 Graduate Center, CUNY Reception and CPCP end of semester party to follow in room 6112 (Sociology Lounge) This year the Center for Place, Culture and Politics has been thinking on, through, and beyond debt in its many manifestations. […]

Film Screening: Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation

Film Screening: Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation

05/07/2015
7:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation: Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation was produced by Paper Tiger Television members: Maria Byck, Amanda Matles, Nadia Mohamed, Adrienne Silverman. From food deserts, to the plans to “rightsize” the city, Detroiters resist, rework, and remain resilient given the social and […]

Book Launch: Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

Book Launch: Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

05/07/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

May 7, 2015 6-8 p.m. Sociology Lounge (Room 6112) Sustainability has become a ubiquitous concept guiding how urban neighborhoods are reimagined and redeveloped. But is a greener city necessarily a more just city? In Landscape of Discontent, Andrew Newman examines dramatic changes taking place a postindustrial section of Paris to illustrate the connections between the […]

Book Talk: Compañeras: Zapatista Women’s Stories By Hilary Klein

Book Talk: Compañeras: Zapatista Women’s Stories By Hilary Klein

05/06/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

May 6, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Sociology Lounge, the Graduate Center, CUNY. Compañeras is the untold story of women’s involvement in the Zapatista movement. In 1994, the Zapatista movement captured the world’s attention with its brief armed uprising, demanding political, economic, and social equality for the rural population of Chiapas, Mexico. Since […]

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