Interpreting the Crisis: Spring 2020 Lecture Series
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February 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm
One event on February 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm
One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30 pm
One event on March 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm
One event on May 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm
Spring schedule for “Interpreting the Crisis,” a lecture series organized by TPF Director of Research, Jordan T. Camp.
January 10, 2020: Book Launch, Halla Bol: The Death and Life of Safdar Hashmi (LeftWord). Featuring Sudhanva Deshpande in dialogue with Amitava Kumar and Shayoni Mitra.
January 30, 2020: Book Launch, Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice. Featuring Lana Dee Povitz in dialogue with Kim Phillips-Fein and Kathy Goldman. Co-Sponsored by the University of North Carolina Press.
February 7, 2020: Book Launch, The Force of Non-Violence: The Ethical in the Political. Featuring Judith Butler and Simon Critchley. Co-sponsored by Verso.
February 13, 2020: Book Launch, Comrade: An Essay on Political Belonging. Featuring Jodi Dean. Co-sponsored by Verso.
February 29, 2020: Christina Heatherton, “How to Make a Dress: Domestic Labor, Internationalism, and the Radical Pedagogy of Elizabeth Catlett.”
March 20, 2020: Public Lecture, Andrew Zimmerman, “Crisis, Reaction, Revolution, Emancipation: What activists in the 2020s can learn from the struggles against slavery in the 1850s”
April 11, 2020: Book Talk, Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond (Univ. of California Press). Featuring MaryLouise Patterson in dialogue with Louis Massiah.
April 15, 2020: Samuel Stein, “Labor, Land Use, and Luxury City.”
May 14, 2020: Book Talk, The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution. Featuring Julius S. Scott in dialogue with Marcus Rediker. Co-sponsored by Verso.