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Political Corruption: Old Ideas and New Problems

Political Corruption: Old Ideas and New Problems Friday November 21 4:30-7, Room 9205 In the last 20 years, political corruption has become a central topic in social science as well as in actual politics. This seminar will examine the emergence and limitations of this new focus on corruption and suggest new paths of research and […]

The Death and Life of American Labor

Book Party for Stanley Aronowtiz’s The Death and Life of American Labor Wednesday October 29 6:30-8:30 Sociology Lounge (6th floor) Ruth Milkman and Charlie Post, discussants.

Screening of Documentary on the Ludlow Massacre

Friday September 19, 6:30-8:30 Sociology Lounge (6th floor) 2014 is the 100th aniversary of the most bloody event in the history of labor in the United States. In honor of the occasion we will host the New York premire of the new documentary Palikari. It will be introduced by its producer Lamprini Thoma; Stanley Aronowitz […]

An American Utopia: Fredric Jameson in Conversation with Stanley Aronowitz

An American Utopia: Fredric Jameson in Conversation with Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz, Fredric Jameson In the third installment of the “Critical Theory Today Lecture Series,” eminent literary and political theorist Fredric Jameson will join noted scholar and cultural critic Stanley Aronowitz in a discussion of the social crisis of the United States. Drawing upon literary […]

The End of Democracy and the Importance of Greece: A Conversation with Konstantinos Tsoukalas

The Future of Labor

The Future of Labor Where is the Labor Movement Now? And, Where is it Going? A One Day Mini-Conference Friday April 26 at the Graduate Center CUNY in Room 9206/9207 FREE This conference responds to the widespread perception among activists and students of the labor movement that the US unions are in severe crisis. We […]

Revolt in Haiti: C.L.R. James’ Tragedy of Self-Govenment

Vassilis Lambropoulos, C.P. Cavafy Professor of Modern Greek at the University of Michigan, will be giving a talk on March 21, in the Sociology Lounge.

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