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PROGRAMS


Wednesday, September 28
5:30 pm


AT FREEDOM SQUARE(LIBERTY PLAZA) CORNER OF LIBERTY AND BROADWAY

Constructing Directly Democratic Organizations
People’s University at #OccupyWallStreet

Discussion led by Brooke Lehman

Occupy Wall Street continues to capture the imagination of millions  across the globe. Join us for a series “People’s University at Occupy Walls Street” as we connect the dots, build bridges and…


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Thursday, September 29
5:30 pm


AT FREEDOM SQUARE (LIBERTY PLAZA) CORNER OF LIBERTY AND BROADWAY


From Madrid to New York to…. A History of Occupations
People’s University at #OccupyWallStreet
Discussion with Gerardo Renique

Occupy Wall Street continues…

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Thursday, September 29
7:30 pm


STRATEGIC VISIONS SERIES


Co-sponsor: postcapitalistproject.org & The Center for Place, Culture & Politics A Post-Capitalist Order

Normative Ideas vs History
GM Tamás. Moderated by Maliha Safri

Gáspár Miklós Tamás, a prominent dissident in the 1980s and a parliamentarian in the first years of the Hungarian government following the end of Communism, is a political…

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Friday, September 30
7:30 pm
Co-sponsor: The Hubert Harrison – Theodore W. Allen Society
NYC Public Education Wars
From Then to Now
Jitu Weusi
Jitu Weusi, veteran education activist and one of the founders of the African-American Teachers Association, will discuss his life-long journey, staying focused and surviving the New York City’s public…

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Saturday, October 1
9:00 am


2 DAY WORKSHOP


Education for Liberation

An Introduction to Paulo Freire’s Concepts & Techniques


Facilitated by: Shoshana Brown, Carmelina Cartei, Kate Cavanagh, Sally Hyppolite, Julie Novas, Esperanza Martell, Ruben Mina, Onaje Muid,
Javier Salamanca & Others TBA

This is an introductory hands-on workshop in the use of popular education concepts and techniques based on the complementary approaches to Education for Liberation developed by two Brazilian Marxist…

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Monday, October 3
6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
8-SESSION WORKSHOP BEGINS
Feldenkrais Workshop
Sabrina Lastman


In these structured movement lessons, the teacher uses a  combination of pleasant, purposeful movement and guided attention. This  emphasis on sensory learning results in movement that is more flexible,…

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Tuesday, October 4
5:30 pm


AT FREEDOM SQUARE(LIBERTY PLAZA) CORNER OF LIBERTY AND BROADWAY
Economic Update with Rick Wolff


People’s University at #OccupyWallStreet
Rick Wolff


Occupy Wall Street continues to capture the imagination of millions across the globe. Join us for a series “People’s University at Occupy Walls Street” as we connect the dots, build bridges and…

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Thursday, October 6
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm


6-SESSION CLASS BEGINS
Reading “Adam Smith in Beijing”
Ganesh Trichur


The rise of China in the world economy has invited considerable
speculation on the nature of Chinese growth and development from
writers and scholars across the spectrum. Giovanni Arrighi ‘s
(2007) …

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Friday, October 7
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
10-SESSION CLASS BEGINS
Modern Background to Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit
Russell Dale
Many Marxists take Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit to be a crucial
text for understanding Hegel’s dialectical method and much more
that
was quite important to Marx and Engels. Reading and…

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