Events

Floating Debts: Colonial Charter Companies, African Natives, and the Legal Ancestors of Human Rights

05/12/2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Room 5414
Floating Debts: Colonial Charter Companies, African Natives, and the Legal Ancestors of Human Rights 05/12/2015 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Room 5414 A talk by Joseph Slaughter, Associate professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and moderated by Peter Hitchcock, Professor of English at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York [read more»]

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 Launch: Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

05/07/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112
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 [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 [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: “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
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 read more»]

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 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 is limited to 70 seats. Admission is first come, first serve. Livestream viewing [read more»]

Film Screening: Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits

04/16/2015
7:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
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 [read more»]