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April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SOMOS GUERRERAS: HOW LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN ARE CHANGING HIP HOP

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What it is to be a woman in the hip hop scene in Central America, and which are the problems that we, as women, face? A discussion + showcase with the three members of SOMOS GUERRERAS. Somos Guerreras is a project of three of the leading female rappers of Central America: Rebeca Lane (Guatemala), Audry Funk (Mexico) and Nakury (Costa Rica).
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April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm 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 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Master’s Tools: Activism and the Academy

What is “legitimate” knowledge? What are our political obligations as academics and activists?To further this conversation with a broader community of activists and academics, please join us for the conference titled The Master’s Tools: Activism and the Academy.
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April 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

Capital in Crisis: 2008 to 2020 and Beyond

A review of the 2008 capitalist crisis with a reading and discussion of David McNally’s Global Slump and other works.
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April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm 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 20 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15pm 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 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Ambiguities of the “Personal is the Political and the Political is the Personal”

This one-day course will explore how structural changes in US capitalism since the 1970s have transformed North Americans’ intimate life: our sexuality, relationships, marriages, families, and job expectations.
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April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Overdose Prevention Training

You will become a Certified Opioid Overdose Responder and receive an Overdose Rescue Kit with naloxone (a medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose and restores breathing.)
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April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm 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 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Lessons From the Movement to End Slavery

The ideas and politics of the movement to end slavery can teach us valuable lessons for today’s struggles. This course aims prepare participants for deeper study of W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America.
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