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September 2017

Five Explicit and Implicit Notions of Revolution in Capital, Volume I

Sat, September 16 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn,
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$6 - $15

It is often said that Capital, Volume I is concerned with the enfoldment of the capital form, with many dialectical twists and turns, but not with revolution. However, such a picture severs Marx the revolutionary from Marx the social theorist. In fact, Capital I can be connected to five different notions of revolution.

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Fridays As In Murder: Women, Violence & Genre Formulas

Fri, September 29 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn,
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$95 - $125

Drawing upon the potentials of film noir’s formula of restlessness, dread, and discontent within social corruption, women novelists wrote of threats to the domestic sphere and American society emerging as the global hegemon. Women writers explored crime and violence resulting from the racism and class exploitation while some male authors began writing of more complicated women.

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October 2017

The October Revolution of 1917

Mon, October 2 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
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$65 - $85

,,,since the collapse of the USSR in 1991, defenders of the capitalist order, including respectable academic scholars, have attempted to portray it as a coup d’état by a small minority of revolutionary zealots, bent on imposing an authoritarian regime. These falsehoods have the aim of discrediting not only this revolution and its leaders, but the idea of revolution in general.

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