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Student, Worker and People’s Movements in South Africa

On-Line via Zoom New York, NY

“There is no doubt therefore, that what we are witnessing is a revolutionary political moment in history. Midnight’s children are learning to walk and talk. ” —Camalita Naicker

$6 – $15

Day 2, Session 4—Southern Insurgency: Mass Movements Throughout the Global South

On-Line via Zoom New York, NY

It is essential that we considers the broader historical forces in play today throughout the Global South, such as the effects of imperialism, the decline of the international union movement, class struggle, and the growing reserve army of available labor on a global scale.

$6 – $15

Popular Struggles in South Africa

Brooklyn Commons 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn

What began as a discussion about wage increases between two workers in the changing rooms at one mine became a rallying cry for economic freedom and basic dignity.

$6 – $15

African Literature: Post-Colonial Struggles

Brooklyn Commons 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn

During this term we will begin with Egypt with Mahfouz, visit West Africa with Chris Abani then travel south to South Africa with Zakes Mda then conclude in June with NoViolet Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. Again we examine four different areas of Africa as the peoples there emerge first from European colonization, then face the forces of global domination in the long late-capitalist neoliberal phase we are living through.

$95 – $125

Creolizing Rosa Luxemburg: Session 2—Debating Revolutionary Nationalism

Online: Zoom link will be provided to registered participants

Alyssa Adamson, Drucilla Cornell, and Pater Hudis will critically revisit debates over the potential revolutionary value of nationalism through exploring different stages of the Global Southern reception of Rosa’s thoroughgoing internationalism.

$7 – $11