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April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until April 12, 2019

Spanish Language for Social Movements (High Beginner)

February 6th, 2019 - April 5th, 2019 Wednesdays & Fridays 5:30pm-8:00pm (5hrs./week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering high beginner-level Spanish to folks who have already completed a semester-long beginner course.
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April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 24, 2019

Marx’s Capital, volume one (1)

Seminar of the NYC Marxist Studies Collective at the People's Forum conducted by Russell Dale. This course will be a careful reading of the first third of Marx's great economic analysis and critique of capitalism, Capital, volume one. This will be the first of three consecutive courses (Spring, Summer, Fall 2019) in which we will carefully read and discuss the entire work.
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April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

What does it Mean to be Left?

This course will discuss what it means to be Left, both in the past and in the present and will posit some thoughts for a new left formation adequate to the demands of the contemporary world.
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April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Between Two Crossings: A Film by Yasser Murtaja (US Premiere)

Between Two Crossings is a documentary film that follows the journey of a Palestinian student from Gaza, Nour, who struggled to find a way to travel through the only two gates separating the Gaza Strip from the rest of the world. Join us on the 1-year anniversary of Yasser Murtaja's death for the US premiere of his documentary.
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April 6 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

Freud and Philosophy: Overcoming the Self and its Aporias

This seminar will address the very ambivalent and volatile relationship between psychoanalysis and philosophical discourse
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April 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

The Age of Anxiety

This six week course will explore this age of anxiety and its fetishization of the self. The course will be structured around Konstantinos Tsoukalas’ recent book Age of Anxiety and will also include readings from W.H. Auden, Leonard Cohen, Michael Sandel, Maurizio Lazzarato, and Erich Fromm.
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April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

THE FIGHT TO FREE LULA AND REGAIN DEMOCRACY IN BRAZIL: A TEACH IN

Join activists who will explain Lula’s case, the rise of the far-right in Brazil and how to join the fight to free Lula and regain democracy in Brazil.
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April 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until June 2, 2019

Spanish Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

Sundays, February 24th, 2019 - June 2nd, 2019 10:00pm-1:00pm (3hrs./week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Spanish.
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April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 7, 2019

Film Screening: The Vieques Struggle

This special, 3-part film screening will present a series of documentaries that show the historical background of the Vieques case, so that we can understand, accompany and learn from the Vieques struggle.
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April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Native Country of the Heart: Book Launch

Join us and Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria in presenting Cherríe Moraga on Sunday, April 7th. Cherríe—the celebrated coeditor of the groundbreaking anthology "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color"—will present her new memoir, "Native Country of the Heart."
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April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

Black Reconstruction

Some have called the U.S. Civil War the “second American revolution” or the completion of the first American revolution. Others claim that the war of independence and Civil War were not revolutions, but had tremendous revolutionary potential. We will read W.E.B. DuBois’ Black Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2007) in whole, and for more recent research, the middle part of Steven Hahn’s A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South (Harvard University Press, 2003).
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April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 7, 2019

Reading Marx’s Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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