Events

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
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 [read more»]

Film screening: My Brooklyn February 17, 7PM

02/17/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
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 [read more»]

Fair Food Program’s 2014 Annual Report Launch

12/11/2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 9206/9207
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 [read more»]

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»]

Bridging Resistance: U.S. Militarism in Asia-Pacific and NYC

12/05/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112
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 [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»]