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The People’s Forum

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320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
347-695-1095 https://peoplesforum.org/

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club- Intermediate 1

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

JOGO DE CORPO// BODY GAMES: Capoeira and Ancestry

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* BODY GAMES presents a sensual tapestry of combat games from both sides of the Atlantic. It tells a story driven by Mestre Cobra Mansa´s need to understand the ancestry of his art form, Capoeira, as part of a wider concern with his Afro-Brazilian heritage.
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April 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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April 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: THE STATE OF KERALA LEADS THE WAY

The state of Kerala, led by a coalition of leftist and communist parties, has set the standard in successful testing, containment, and socialized care for the well-being of its people. How has this been achieved, and what can we learn from this experience?
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April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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April 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Plot to Kill King

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* William Pepper was James Earl Ray’s lawyer in the trial for the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., and even after Ray’s conviction and death, Pepper continues to adamantly argue Ray’s innocence.
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April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: AN EXCHANGE BETWEEN ABAHLALI BASEMJONDOLO (SOUTH AFRICA) AND THE NATIONAL UNION OF THE HOMELESS (USA)

What can we learn from the experiences and leadership of organizations of the poor and dispossessed who have been fighting not just against the conditions of this current crisis, but against the permanent crisis of capitalism?
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April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club-Conversational Beginner

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills.
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April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MAKIBAKA: FIGHTING BACK IN PILIPINO

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20*Together, we will explore what it means to learn about a language of a nation forged in the flames of an anti-colonial revolution and continues to develop as a people in an ongoing national-democratic struggle.
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April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Samuel Stein’s public talk: “Labor, Land Use, and Luxury City.”

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This talk will draw from recently conducted research to describe the structural factors that shape union and non-profit planning politics in New York City, the historical echoes and antecedents that frame the current political moment, and the theoretical frameworks that clarify how labor, capital, and the state co-produce urban space.
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April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club- Intermediate 1

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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April 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Arabic Culture Club-Conversational Beginner

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills.
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April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 12, 2020

VIRTUAL COURSE: THE GRUNDRISSE WITH DAVID HARVEY

A close reading of Marx's Grundrisse. This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!
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April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Arabic Culture Club- Intermediate 1

*TPF is closed from March 10- April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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April 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

Interpreting the Crisis: Spring 2020 Lecture Series

We’re pleased to announce the Spring schedule for “Interpreting the Crisis,” a lecture series organized by TPF Director of Research, Jordan T. Camp. Please mark your calendars, and spread the word!
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