Events

Creative Alternatives to Capitalism Conference

05/23/2014 - 05/24/2014
All Day
Creative Alternatives to Capitalism Conference 05/23/2014 - 05/24/2014 All Day May 23 2014, Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue NY, NY 10016 May 24 2014, Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square NY, NY 10003   THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. THERE IS NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY. Both venues have a [read more»]

Mass Incarceration, Deportation, Stop and Frisk: The Urban Ecology of the Prison-Industrial Complex

05/06/2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LaGuardia Community College
Mass Incarceration, Deportation, Stop and Frisk: The Urban Ecology of the Prison-Industrial Complex 05/06/2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm LaGuardia Community College Please join the Social Science Department in welcoming
Professor Ruth Wilson Gilmore to
LaGuardia Community College  (room E-501) on
Tuesday, May 6th from 5-7 pm. Dr. Gilmore will be presenting the third [read more»]

Putting the Law In Its Place – Reflections On the Queer Political Project In India

04/30/2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Room C204
Putting the Law In Its Place – Reflections On the Queer Political Project In India 04/30/2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Room C204 Wednesday, April 30th
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Room C204, CUNY GC
Akshay Khanna works at the intersections of anthropology, activism, theatre and development praxis. S/he has been associated with the Queer movement [read more»]

Food Justice, Food Sovereignty: Building Global Solidarity towards a Just Food System

04/17/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9204
Emerging from the Civil Rights Movement, Food Justice embodies the struggles of local communities in the United States for racial justice in the food system. Outside the US, peasants and indigenous people defend the idea of Food Sovereignty, the right of local communities to define their own food policies - what to plant and what to eat. Despite their different origins, both Food Justice and Food Sovereignty represent the goal of moving towards a more Just Food System. [read more»]

Commons Against and Beyond Capitalism

04/10/2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Room 9205
The concept of "The Commons" has become ubiquitous in the political, economic, and even the real estate language of our time; conservatives and anarchists alike use it in their political interventions. How, then, might the term's meaning and significance be clarified to help point beyond the capitalist horizon? On April 10, join George Caffentzis, Silvia Federici, and AK Thompson to discuss this question. [read more»]

Transnational Movement Building

04/09/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room C202
Transnational Movement Building 04/09/2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Room C202 Emilio Spataro–from the Guardianes del Ibera movement, Corrientes, Argentina–joins us in a discussion on bringing students, environmental and social justice activists in the USA together with rural communities in Argentina to stop Harvard University from destroying one of the world’s largest wetlands and exploiting indigenous communities. April [read more»]