Events

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 […]

The Politics of Urban Economic Development: Immigrant Growth Coalitions, Banks, and Transnational Capital

The Politics of Urban Economic Development: Immigrant Growth Coalitions, Banks, and Transnational Capital

04/29/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room C201

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 6pm-8pm Graduate Center, Room C201 *need ID to enter the building Due to lack of availability of equipment, this event will NOT be livestreamed. The room seats 40. First come, first serve, seating. Speakers: Tamara Nopper (UPenn) –  “Korean banks, U.S. government small business support, and Black-Korean conflict.” Angie Chung (and […]

FILM: “CONTRA LAS CUERDAS” (“ON THE ROPES”): Documentary on Cuban society and race, and discussion with filmmaker Amílcar O. Cárdenas

FILM: “CONTRA LAS CUERDAS” (“ON THE ROPES”): Documentary on Cuban society and race, and discussion with filmmaker Amílcar O. Cárdenas

04/21/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
room 6496

“CONTRA LAS CUERDAS” (“ON THE ROPES”): Documentary on Cuban society and race, and discussion with filmmaker Amílcar O. Cárdenas. April 21, 2015 6:30p – 8:30p Room 6496 For decades contemporary Cuban society has avoided facing one of the oldest and most sensitive issues -racial discrimination-.From 1962, less than three years after the beginning of the Cuban […]

GREECE:  AUSTERITY OR BUST? Kostas Vergopoulos and David Harvey in Discussion

GREECE: AUSTERITY OR BUST? Kostas Vergopoulos and David Harvey in Discussion

04/20/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

GREECE:   AUSTERITY OR BUST?  Kostas Vergopoulos and David Harvey in Discussion, moderated by Michael Pelias. April 20th Segal Theater 6-8pm (Space in the Segal theater is is limited to 70 seats. Admission is first come, first serve. Livestream viewing (40 seats) will be available in room 5318.05). To view LIVESTREAM: Go to videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu  and click […]

Film Screening: Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits

Film Screening: Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits

04/16/2015
7:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits  NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION! Ekümenopolis tells the story of Istanbul on a neo-liberal course to destruction. It follows the story of a migrant family from the demolition of their neighborhood to their on-going struggle for housing rights. The film takes a look at the city on a macro level and through […]

The Russian Left after Maidan; Ilya Budraitskis in conversation

The Russian Left after Maidan; Ilya Budraitskis in conversation

04/13/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

6-8PM Monday April 13th Sociology Lounge, room 6112 The Russian leftist scene faced a serious challenge with the start of the conflict in Ukraine. Some part of it in fact takes the side of “its own government,” focusing their activities on help for the “peoples’ republics” in Eastern Ukraine. Another part criticizes Russian imperialist intervention […]

Congo Crisis: US Evangelicals, Congolese Christians, and the Politics of Race and Decolonization, 1960-64

Congo Crisis: US Evangelicals, Congolese Christians, and the Politics of Race and Decolonization, 1960-64

04/01/2015
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 5307, CUNY Graduate Center

Join us for a talk by Melani McAlister, Chair, Department of American Studies Associate Professor of American Studies, International Affairs, and Media & Public Affairs. April 1, 2015 12:30 p.m.- 2 p.m. Room 5307, the Graduate Center, CUNY. In the early 1960s, Congo was in crisis. As the newly independent nation’s first prime minister was assassinated and violence wracked the […]

Book Talk: Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture

Book Talk: Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture

03/30/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6304.01

Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture (Pantheon 2014) focuses at the connection between music and political activism among Muslim youth around the world. Aidi analyzes how hip-hop, jazz, and reggae, along with Andalusian and Gnawa music, have become a means of building community and expressing protest in the face of the […]

Film Screening: The Rink

Film Screening: The Rink

03/26/2015
7:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

The Rink  Branch Brook Park Roller Rink, located in Newark, NJ, is one of the few remaining urban rinks of its kind. This concrete structure is nestled in a public park bordered by public housing and a highway. Upon first glance, the exterior resembles a fallout shelter; however, the streamers and lights of the interior […]

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