Tag Archives: South Africa

Tuesday, August 18th 2015 – The Ruse of Reconciliation?

August 18, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY – Room 6304.01 (Psychology)

The Ruse of Reconciliation? Discursive Contours, Impossibilities, and Modes of Resistance in the South African ‘Reconciliation Project’ A public presentation featuring: Garth Stevens, Brett Bowman, Gillian Eagle, & Kevin Whitehead Department of Psychology | School of Human and Community Development |University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Tuesday, August 18th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm | Room 6304.01 (Psychology)The Graduate Center, City University of New York [read more»]

Monday, May 5th: Rethinking the South African Crisis: Book Launch and Discussion

May 05, 2014
12:00 am
Bluestockings Books

Since the end of apartheid, South Africa has become an extreme but not exceptional embodiment of forces at play in many other regions of the world: intensifying inequality alongside ‘wageless life’; proliferating forms of protest and populist politics that move in different directions; and official efforts at containment ranging from liberal interventions targeting specific populations to increasingly common police brutality. [read more»]

Friday, April 4th: Critical Horizons: Beyond Marxism vs. Postcolonialism: A Symposium

April 04, 2014
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
CUNY Graduate Center, 5307

A symposium exploring the critical horizons of Marxism and Postcolonialism in contemporary social thought with papers by Vinay Gidwani, Anne-Maria Makhulu, Jini Kim Watson and comments by Ruth Wilson Gilmore.
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February 15, 2013: Jean and John Comaroff: Roundtable discussion on Theory from the South

February 15, 2013
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room C198

Please join us in a roundtable discussion with Jean and John Comaroff. Scholars Susan Buck-Morss, Caludio Lomnitz and Souleymane Bachir Diagne will engage the Comaroffs in conversation about their book, Theory from the South. [read more»]