Events

Stories of Struggle: Histories of Childcare Activism at CUNY

Stories of Struggle: Histories of Childcare Activism at CUNY

03/04/2015
6:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

Tahir Butt, Sujatha Fernandes, Alyssia Osorio, James Small, LaTrella Thornton will join us. What can we learn from CUNY’s past? Join scholars and activists who were involved in the fight for childcare during the period of open admissions at City College in the 1970s as they explore the history of childcare activism at CUNY. Students […]

Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel

02/27/2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room C201

The Center for the Study of Women and Society presents: Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel Rabab Abdulhadi and Simona Sharoni met over twenty five years ago and have collaborated on multiple projects. They will discuss the following topics: the distorted dominant media coverage of the assault which ignored the power disparities […]

Maiz y el Pais: Political Violence in Mexico and Corn’s Lessons for Justice

02/20/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9204

Luz Rivera Martinez of the Consejo National Urbano Campesino (CNUC) and George Caffentzis in conversation. Friday, February 20, 6-8PM. Room 9204 Headlines about Mexico are wildly divergent. While business magazines proclaim “the Mexican Moment” emerging from a slate of recent reforms, news of the murder and disappearance of nearly 50 rural teacher’s college students by […]

The People, Place, and Space Reader: Book Launch

02/19/2015
6:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

The People, Place, and Space Reader Book Launch with editors Jen Jack Gieseking, William Mangold, Cindi Katz, Setha Low, and Susan Saegert February 19th, 2015 6.30-8.30 pm Skylight Room (8th Floor), Graduate Center, CUNY. The People, Place, and Space Reader brings together the writings of scholars from a variety of fields to make sense of […]

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’ […]

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