Events

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

05/07/2015
7:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
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. [read more»]

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

05/06/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112
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 [read more»]

Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa: Mining, Capitalism and the Spirit of Marikana

04/28/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room C201
Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa: Mining, Capitalism and the Spirit of Marikana 04/28/2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Room C201   April 28, 2015
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Room c201
The Graduate Center, CUNY. The Marikana massacre, which witnessed 34 mineworkers being gunned down by the police on 16 August 2012 arguably marked a [read more»]

Film Screening: Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits

04/16/2015
7:00 pm
Room 5414
Film Screening: Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits 04/16/2015 7:00 pm Room 5414 Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits  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 [read more»]

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
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, [read more»]

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

03/30/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6304.01
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 [read more»]

Film Screening: The Rink

03/26/2015
7:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
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 [read more»]

Dismantling Racism in the Food System

03/18/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9206/9207
Dismantling Racism in the Food System 03/18/2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Room 9206/9207 A talk by Eric Holt-Giménez  and discussion led by Marc Edelman and Karen Washington 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 the page. Today’s [read more»]