11/12 Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

11/12/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112
Please join us to celebrate the publication of “Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital” Benjamin Kunkel interviews Jason W. Moore
Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:00 PM Sociology Lounge   The relationship between capital and ecology in the longue durée Finance. Climate. Food. Work. How are the crises of the twenty-first century connected? [read more»]

11/06 DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH: CULTURES OF ANYONE AND IMPROPER NAMES

11/06/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room C201
Please join us for a double book launch DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH: CULTURES OF ANYONE AND IMPROPER NAMES November 6, 2015, 6-8 PM. Room 6112. The international wave of revolts that began with the Arab Spring, the Spanish 15M movement, and Occupy Wall Street in 2011 has had the effect of revitalizing grassroots social movements all over the world. Expressing cooperative [read more»]

Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’

11/10/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’, and a response by Peter Hitchcock Tuesday November 10, 2015 6:30-8:30 Skylight room Dialectical thought in the twentieth century became almost terminally weighed down by its association with the so-called dialectical materialism that became political and philosophical orthodoxy in the Soviet environment. As a necessary contribution to the broader process of [read more»]

10/22 A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL

10/22/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Please join us in discussion: A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL Thursday, October 22 6:00 PM Segal Theatre To view the LIVESTREAM of this event: 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. Click on this event. Could this year’s unprecedented [read more»]

10/13 Film Screening: THE WANTED 18

10/13/2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Please join us in Film Screening: THE WANTED 18 Directed by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan Tuesday, October 13 6:00 PM Martin E. Segal Theatre   Humorous and thought provoking, The Wanted 18 shows the power of mass mobilization and nonviolent resistance to the Israeli occupation during the First Intifada. The film tells the story of 18 dairy cows being brought to the [read more»]

9/29: BOOK TALK: The Emotional Logic of Capitalism

09/29/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 6112
The Emotional Logic of Capitalism What Progressives Have Missed   A book talk by MARTIJN KONINGS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 6PM SOCIOLOGY LOUNGE, ROOM 6112 The capitalist market, progressives bemoan, is a cold monster: it disrupts social bonds, erodes emotional attachments, and imposes an abstract utilitarian rationality. But what if such hallowed critiques are completely misleading? This book argues that the [read more»]

10/19 ‘Sweet&Salt: Water and the Dutch’

10/19/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C201
Please join us for a talk by Tracy Metz, introduced by Ashley Dawson
‘Sweet&Salt: Water and the Dutch’ October 19, 6:30 PM room c201 The Dutch are past masters at keeping the water out of their low-lying country: in the Netherlands the art of water management was born of pure necessity. Over half the nation’s income is earned [read more»]

“From Nathaniel Turner to William R. Jones;” The second annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference

10/16/2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elebash Recital Hall
  Friday, OCTOBER 16
9:00am — 5:00pm CUNY: The Graduate Center
ELEBASH RECITAL HALL
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10016 To view LIVESTREAM on Friday: 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. **We have been experiencing some [read more»]