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December 2018

“A Screaming Comes Across The Sky…”

Thu, December 20, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, December 20, 2018

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

Two works that demand our attention. “ Unforgiving Years...has now at last been translated into electric English by the indefatigable Richard Greeman...It's a seething, hallucinatory novel...” —Harper's
Gravity's Rainbow is a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the twentieth century as Joyce's Ulysses was to the first.

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January 2019

Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, January 24 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

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Globalization and Writing

Thu, January 24 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

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Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, January 31 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, January 31 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

February 2019

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, February 2 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

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Can the Working Class Change the World?

Thu, February 7 @ 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, March 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$40 – $60

Marx argued, because capitalism is the apotheosis of class society, it must be the last class society: it must, therefore, be destroyed. And only the working class, said Marx, is capable of doing that.

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Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, February 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, February 7 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, February 9 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Can the Working Class Change the World?

Mon, February 11 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, March 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$40 – $60

Marx argued, because capitalism is the apotheosis of class society, it must be the last class society: it must, therefore, be destroyed. And only the working class, said Marx, is capable of doing that.

Find out more »

Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, February 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, February 14 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, February 16 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Can the Working Class Change the World?

Mon, February 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, March 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

Marx argued, because capitalism is the apotheosis of class society, it must be the last class society: it must, therefore, be destroyed. And only the working class, said Marx, is capable of doing that.

Find out more »

Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, February 21 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, February 21 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, February 23 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Can the Working Class Change the World?

Mon, February 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, March 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

Marx argued, because capitalism is the apotheosis of class society, it must be the last class society: it must, therefore, be destroyed. And only the working class, said Marx, is capable of doing that.

Find out more »

Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, February 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, February 28 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

March 2019

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, March 2 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Can the Working Class Change the World?

Mon, March 4 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, March 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

Marx argued, because capitalism is the apotheosis of class society, it must be the last class society: it must, therefore, be destroyed. And only the working class, said Marx, is capable of doing that.

Find out more »

Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, March 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, March 7 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, March 9 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Early American Resistance to Hamilton’s Capitalist Policies

Mon, March 11 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, April 8, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$40 – $60

The concentration of economic power was built into the Constitution and enhanced by Hamilton who imposed different forms of British capitalism upon the former colonies that had just rebelled against those policies.

Find out more »

Capitalism: Causes, Conditions, Consequences … and Beyond

Thu, March 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, March 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Capitalism: A Conversation in Critical Theory which shows how different historical regimes of capitalism have relied on institutional separations between economy and polity, production and social reproduction, and human and non-human nature. Interaction between these domains is periodically readjusted in response to crises and upheavals.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, March 14 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, March 16 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

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Celebrate the Limerick Soviet of 1919

Sat, March 16 @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$6 – $15

The seismic tremors that the October Revolution sent through Germany, Hungary and Italy are well known to students of the post-World War One Europe. Less familiar is the fact that the revolution’s ripple effects were felt as far to the west as Ireland. This April will mark the centennial of an episode in Irish revolutionary history known at the time—and since—as the Limerick Soviet.

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Early American Resistance to Hamilton’s Capitalist Policies

Mon, March 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, April 8, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

The concentration of economic power was built into the Constitution and enhanced by Hamilton who imposed different forms of British capitalism upon the former colonies that had just rebelled against those policies.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, March 21 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, March 23 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Early American Resistance to Hamilton’s Capitalist Policies

Mon, March 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, April 8, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

The concentration of economic power was built into the Constitution and enhanced by Hamilton who imposed different forms of British capitalism upon the former colonies that had just rebelled against those policies.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, March 28 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, March 30 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

April 2019

Early American Resistance to Hamilton’s Capitalist Policies

Mon, April 1 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, April 8, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

The concentration of economic power was built into the Constitution and enhanced by Hamilton who imposed different forms of British capitalism upon the former colonies that had just rebelled against those policies.

Find out more »

Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, April 4 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

Globalization and Writing

Thu, April 4 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, April 4, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Unwilling, or unable to conform and accept lesser positions in their societies, they remain within their marginality and write their unease in novels which give readers an alternative report of the results of colonization both abroad where the EuroAmerican capitalists have colonized and what consequences that colonization has made for life in the their countries of origin.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, April 6 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Early American Resistance to Hamilton’s Capitalist Policies

Mon, April 8 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, April 8, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

The concentration of economic power was built into the Constitution and enhanced by Hamilton who imposed different forms of British capitalism upon the former colonies that had just rebelled against those policies.

Find out more »

Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, April 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

Capital, Volume 1

Sat, April 13 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, April 13, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Karl Marx’s Capital remains the fundamental text for understanding how capitalism works. By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe.

Find out more »

Planet of Exile with Rob Wallace

Wed, April 17 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$6 – $15

...capital aims at projecting both nature and people off Earth proper into a distinct space where alienated nature and alienated people interact on commoditization’s terms alone. Livestock and crops, and the farmers who tend them, have been beamed up into this new social metabolism.

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Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, April 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, April 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, April 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

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May 2019

Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, May 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, May 2 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

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Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, May 9 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, May 9 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, May 16 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, May 16 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

Ecology, Capital and History

Thu, May 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, May 23, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

Join us for a close reading of Jason W. Moore's Capitalism in the Web of Life. Using Moore's world-ecology framework, we will rethink the history of capitalism as a dialectic in which wealth, power, and nature interact to produce recurring crises - including today's troubling nexus of global warming, mass extinction, and the exceeding of planetary boundaries.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, May 23 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, May 30 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

June 2019

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, June 6 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

Capital Crisis: 2008 Global Slump

Thu, June 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on [day], repeating until Thu, August 1, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$7 – $85

A decade has passed but the crisis is not over. Indeed we might even say that we are only beginning to see the effects of this greatest crisis of capitalism: the rise of anti neo-liberal populism of the right and left in Trump and Sanders, Brexit, extreme austerity, all the labor and social movements such as the teachers movement in the US and the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) in France and the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The ruling class has regrouped and regained its arrogance, continuing their political and economic assault imposing ever deeper social wage cuts while ideologically taking aim at hard won democratic and civil rights. It remains important for us to understand the underlying causes within this late stage of capitalist development that led to the 2008 crisis so that we of the working classes develop our capacity to effectively take on the political, ideological and economic challenges we are facing now and in the struggles ahead for a better life for all.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, June 13 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, June 20 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

Capital Crisis: 2008 Global Slump

Thu, June 27 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on [day], repeating until Thu, August 1, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$7 – $85

A decade has passed but the crisis is not over. Indeed we might even say that we are only beginning to see the effects of this greatest crisis of capitalism: the rise of anti neo-liberal populism of the right and left in Trump and Sanders, Brexit, extreme austerity, all the labor and social movements such as the teachers movement in the US and the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) in France and the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The ruling class has regrouped and regained its arrogance, continuing their political and economic assault imposing ever deeper social wage cuts while ideologically taking aim at hard won democratic and civil rights. It remains important for us to understand the underlying causes within this late stage of capitalist development that led to the 2008 crisis so that we of the working classes develop our capacity to effectively take on the political, ideological and economic challenges we are facing now and in the struggles ahead for a better life for all.

Find out more »

A Spring Fever of World Literature

Thu, June 27 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, June 27, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

Four writers (John Berger, China Miéville, Arundathi Roy and Chris Abani) who have provided us with an array of work to counter the despair of late capital during this period when the scales are weighted far more towards barbarity and continual degradation of our biosphere, than towards what should be an equally shared planet by all who inhabit it. Please join us for close readings and discussions of works spanning the last century and much of the globe.

Find out more »

July 2019

Capital Crisis: 2008 Global Slump

Thu, July 4 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on [day], repeating until Thu, August 1, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$7 – $85

A decade has passed but the crisis is not over. Indeed we might even say that we are only beginning to see the effects of this greatest crisis of capitalism: the rise of anti neo-liberal populism of the right and left in Trump and Sanders, Brexit, extreme austerity, all the labor and social movements such as the teachers movement in the US and the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) in France and the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The ruling class has regrouped and regained its arrogance, continuing their political and economic assault imposing ever deeper social wage cuts while ideologically taking aim at hard won democratic and civil rights. It remains important for us to understand the underlying causes within this late stage of capitalist development that led to the 2008 crisis so that we of the working classes develop our capacity to effectively take on the political, ideological and economic challenges we are facing now and in the struggles ahead for a better life for all.

Find out more »

Capital Crisis: 2008 Global Slump

Thu, July 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on [day], repeating until Thu, August 1, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$7 – $85

A decade has passed but the crisis is not over. Indeed we might even say that we are only beginning to see the effects of this greatest crisis of capitalism: the rise of anti neo-liberal populism of the right and left in Trump and Sanders, Brexit, extreme austerity, all the labor and social movements such as the teachers movement in the US and the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) in France and the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The ruling class has regrouped and regained its arrogance, continuing their political and economic assault imposing ever deeper social wage cuts while ideologically taking aim at hard won democratic and civil rights. It remains important for us to understand the underlying causes within this late stage of capitalist development that led to the 2008 crisis so that we of the working classes develop our capacity to effectively take on the political, ideological and economic challenges we are facing now and in the struggles ahead for a better life for all.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, July 11 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

Capital Crisis: 2008 Global Slump

Thu, July 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on [day], repeating until Thu, August 1, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$7 – $85

A decade has passed but the crisis is not over. Indeed we might even say that we are only beginning to see the effects of this greatest crisis of capitalism: the rise of anti neo-liberal populism of the right and left in Trump and Sanders, Brexit, extreme austerity, all the labor and social movements such as the teachers movement in the US and the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) in France and the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The ruling class has regrouped and regained its arrogance, continuing their political and economic assault imposing ever deeper social wage cuts while ideologically taking aim at hard won democratic and civil rights. It remains important for us to understand the underlying causes within this late stage of capitalist development that led to the 2008 crisis so that we of the working classes develop our capacity to effectively take on the political, ideological and economic challenges we are facing now and in the struggles ahead for a better life for all.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, July 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

Capital Crisis: 2008 Global Slump

Thu, July 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on [day], repeating until Thu, August 1, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$7 – $85

A decade has passed but the crisis is not over. Indeed we might even say that we are only beginning to see the effects of this greatest crisis of capitalism: the rise of anti neo-liberal populism of the right and left in Trump and Sanders, Brexit, extreme austerity, all the labor and social movements such as the teachers movement in the US and the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) in France and the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The ruling class has regrouped and regained its arrogance, continuing their political and economic assault imposing ever deeper social wage cuts while ideologically taking aim at hard won democratic and civil rights. It remains important for us to understand the underlying causes within this late stage of capitalist development that led to the 2008 crisis so that we of the working classes develop our capacity to effectively take on the political, ideological and economic challenges we are facing now and in the struggles ahead for a better life for all.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, July 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

August 2019

Capital Crisis: 2008 Global Slump

Thu, August 1 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on [day], repeating until Thu, August 1, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$7 – $85

A decade has passed but the crisis is not over. Indeed we might even say that we are only beginning to see the effects of this greatest crisis of capitalism: the rise of anti neo-liberal populism of the right and left in Trump and Sanders, Brexit, extreme austerity, all the labor and social movements such as the teachers movement in the US and the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) in France and the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The ruling class has regrouped and regained its arrogance, continuing their political and economic assault imposing ever deeper social wage cuts while ideologically taking aim at hard won democratic and civil rights. It remains important for us to understand the underlying causes within this late stage of capitalist development that led to the 2008 crisis so that we of the working classes develop our capacity to effectively take on the political, ideological and economic challenges we are facing now and in the struggles ahead for a better life for all.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, August 1 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, August 8 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, August 15 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, August 22 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, August 29 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

September 2019

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, September 5 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

Les Temps Modernes: The Early Decades

Thu, September 12 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$10 – $30

This class will examine the first decades of its existence, when such important works as Sartre’s What is Literature appeared in it, as well as the first installments of Beauvoir’s The Second Sex. It will focus on its political positions, as Sartre first attempted to set up a third-way party...

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A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, September 12 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

Les Temps Modernes: The Early Decades

Thu, September 19 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$10 – $30

This class will examine the first decades of its existence, when such important works as Sartre’s What is Literature appeared in it, as well as the first installments of Beauvoir’s The Second Sex. It will focus on its political positions, as Sartre first attempted to set up a third-way party...

Find out more »

A Summer of Further Discontent: Noir Fiction and the City

Thu, September 19 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, September 19, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

This summer our noir group will visit our old stomping grounds of Los Angeles but will begin our summer of more discontent with Narcopolis, set in Mumbai, then after two stops in L.A. go off to Glasgow before dipping south to finish our summer in Paris with the soon-to-be-published Nada.

Find out more »

Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, September 26 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

Find out more »

October 2019

Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, October 3 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

Find out more »

Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, October 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

Find out more »

Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, October 10 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

Find out more »

Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, October 17 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

Find out more »

Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, October 17 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

Find out more »

Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, October 24 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

Find out more »

Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, October 24 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

Find out more »

Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, October 31 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

Find out more »

Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, October 31 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

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November 2019

Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, November 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

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Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, November 7 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

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Earth in Crisis: Staying With the Trouble

Thu, November 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, November 14, 2019

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$65 – $95

This reading group will consider how climate activists and critical thinkers can maintain equilibrium and avoid despair by “staying with the trouble” —Donna Haraway’s phrase for living through planetary chaos and struggling alongside our fellow human and nonhuman beings.

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Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, November 14 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

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Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, November 21 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

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December 2019

Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, December 5 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

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The People’s Uprising in Chile

Fri, December 6 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$6 – $15

Taking to the streets by the millions and withstanding brutal police assaults, the working people of Chile have beaten back austerity measures and forced the right-wing Piñera regime to accede to a new constitution to replace the restrictive one imposed by the Pinochet dictatorship.

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Crises and Uprisings in Latin America Today

Thu, December 12 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$30 – $60

Join us for a closer look at the political and economic background to dramatic recent events in Latin America, where a tremendous struggle is taking place between popular movements opposed to neoliberalism and authoritarianism, and capitalist elites determined to defend their profits and privileges.

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Antiquity Now: 3 Robert Graves Novels

Thu, December 12 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Thursday, repeating until Thu, January 16, 2020

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
+ Google Map
$95 – $125

To bring the dead to life
Is no great magic.
Few are wholly dead:
Blow on a dead man’s embers
And a live flame will start.
Let his forgotten griefs be now,
And now his withered hopes;
Subdue your pen to his handwriting
Until it prove as natural
To sign his name as yours…
        —To Bring the Dead to Life, Robert Graves

Find out more »
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