Events

Film screening: My Brooklyn February 17, 7PM

02/17/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

  Join us for a screening of My Brooklyn February 17th, 2015 at 7:00 pm / Skylight Room. Followed by a discussion with Kelly Anderson (Filmmaker and Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College), Sharon Zukin (Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center), and Sara Martucci (Doctoral […]

Pablo Iglesias of PODEMOS, introduced by Amy Goodman (Democracy Now)

Pablo Iglesias of PODEMOS, introduced by Amy Goodman (Democracy Now)

02/17/2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Proshansky Auditorium

  Hope is Changing Sides: Understanding Spain’s Political Change Pablo Iglesias of PODEMOS, introduced by Amy Goodman (Democracy Now) Proshansky Auditorium, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue Tuesday, February 17th, 1-3pm. This event will be LIVESTREAMED: Go to videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu  and click on the link in the “Live Videos” box on the upper right hand side of […]

Fair Food Program’s 2014 Annual Report Launch

12/11/2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 9206/9207

Please join us for the launch of the Fair Food Program’s 2014 Annual Report Thursday, December 11th, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Room 9206,  The Graduate Center, CUNY   Watch the livestream here: http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/video/2488/?live=true Presentation by: Lucas Benitez, Co-Founder, Coalition of Immokalee Workers Sean Sellers, Co-Founder and Senior Investigator, Fair Food Standards Council Judge Laura Safer Espinoza, Executive Director, […]

Global Crisis, New Mobilizations, and the Fate of Democracy: a reconsideration of notions from a world-systems perspective on post-socialism

12/08/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

Global Crisis, New Mobilizations, and the Fate of Democracy: a reconsideration of notions from a world-systems perspective on post-socialism A discussion with  Agnes Gagyi  Monday December 8 From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sociology Lounge     New ‘global’ mobilizations linked to the economic crisis are frequently interpreted in the framework of a decline of representative democracy, and […]

Bridging Resistance: U.S. Militarism in Asia-Pacific and NYC

12/05/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112

Asia Pacific Peoples’ Solidarity presents an international conference and multimedia event with activists and organizers from South Korea, Japan, and the Philippines, and New York City organizing around the issue of US bases in the Asia Pacific region and US militarism. Friday December 5, from 6:30-8:30 P.M. Sociology Lounge RM 6112, CUNY Graduate Center Peoples’ […]

Relocating Capitalism: The Global Spread of Export Processing Zones and Special Economic Zones Since 1947

12/01/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9205

This presentation by Patrick Neveling  based on a book project, which will offer a pioneering empirical study and analysis of a major development in the global political economy of capitalism after the Second World War; the rise of export processing zones (EPZs) and special economic zones (SEZs), which are set up by nation-states offering tax […]

Imaginary Pathologies of Contagion and Crisis Politics at the Border

11/25/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9205

In this presentation Claudia Tazreiter considers the global context of irregular migration, focusing on temporary migrant workers and asylum seekers who in many jurisdictions are labeled ‘illegal’ and are the cause of anxieties and crises in receiving societies. The presentation draws on interviews conducted with asylum seekers and irregular migrants in the Asia Pacific region.  Immanuel […]

Between Representation and Marginality

11/24/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Between Representation and Marginality Lucia Trimbur, James Newitt and Genève Brossard 24.11.2014, 6pm Skylight Room (9100) Graduate Center, CUNY This panel discussion brings together three streams of research which independently explore the boxing gym as a complex site to discuss class, gender, race and social relations through investigations undertaken in New York and Lisbon, Portugal. […]

Confronting Racial Capitalism: The Black Radical Tradition & Cultures of Liberation

Confronting Racial Capitalism: The Black Radical Tradition & Cultures of Liberation

11/20/2014 - 11/21/2014
All Day
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Occasioned by the work of Cedric J. Robinson, this symposium brings together leading radical thinkers to consider the history and ongoing struggle against racial capitalism. From Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition to his more recent work, Forgeries of Memory and Meaning: Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theatre and Film Before World War II, Robinson’s scholarship has been unafraid to think big. Through two days of conversation, we aim to do the same.

The Toxic Edge: A Screening and Conversation with Sarah Kanouse and Elizabeth Povinelli moderated by Denisse Andrade

11/16/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Docs

The Toxic Edge: A Screening and Conversation with Sarah Kanouse and Elizabeth Povinelli moderated by Denisse Andrade Toxicity figures in a range of contemporary political, economic, social, and environmental discourses, from the toxic waste of the gulf catastrophe or Fukushima and the toxic assets of financial institutions, to concerns over toxic lifestyles and the biomonitoring […]

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