Events

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 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. [read more»]

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
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 [read more»]

Imaginary Pathologies of Contagion and Crisis Politics at the Border

11/25/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9205
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 [read more»]

Between Representation and Marginality

11/24/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
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 [read more»]

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. [read more»]

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 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 [read more»]

Elena: Cuban Housing Crisis

11/11/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center
Elena: Cuban Housing Crisis 11/11/2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center   Screening and Conversation Nov 11, 2014 6:30 pm Room C198 Join us for a screening of a documentary film exploring the state of Havana’s deteriorating housing stock, the lack of meaningful repairs by the Popular Power’s housing brigades, and the impact this disrepair [read more»]

FILM and discussion with filmmaker: Zinda Bhaag

11/03/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center
FILM and discussion with filmmaker: Zinda Bhaag 11/03/2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center Please join us for a screening and discussion of Zinda Bhaag, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Meenu Gaur, moderated by Saadia Toor. November 3, 2014 7:00-9:00PM Room C198 Graduate Center, CUNY
What makes a man step [read more»]