Non-BC Events & Conferences

MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) Presents: Thinking About Applying to Philosophy Ph.D. Programs?

Monday, October 27, 2014
6:30 - 8:30 PM
CUNY Graduate Center, Room 6421

The CUNY GC chapter of Minorities and Philosophy ("MAP") is hosting a graduate student led panel discussion on the process of applying to Ph.D. programs in philosophy. The discussion is intended to help students who are considering applying to philosophy Ph.D. programs navigate the confusing application process, highlight some of the unique challenges faced by minority applicants, and offer insights about the nature of graduate study in philosophy.

For more information about this event, please view the flier.


Respondent: Alan Aha [Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Brooklyn College]
Brooklyn College Graduate Center for Worker Education

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Dinner & Lecture, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
25 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10004

At this event, hosted by the Economic Democracy Project and co-sponsored by Students for a Democratic Alternative (SODA), Marina Sitrin will discuss her book that she wrote with Dario Azzelini titled, "They Can't Represent Us", along with updates from other movements.

Marina Sitrin is a writer, lawyer, teacher, organizer and dreamer. Marina holds a PhD in Global Sociology and a JD in International Women's Human Rights. Her work focuses on social movements and justice, specifically looking at new forms of social organization, such as autogestion, horizontalidad, prefigurative politics and new affective social relationships and has been heavily involved in OCCUPY movements worldwide. Sitrin is the editor of "Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina" (2006) AK Press, author of "Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism & Autonomy in Argentina" (2012) Zed Books, and "Occupying Language: The Secret Rendezvous with History and the Present" (2012) Zucotti Park Press.

If you want the free dinner, please RSVP by sending an email to

Economic Democracy Project Collective Courage
Brooklyn College Graduate Center for Worker Education

September 3, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

At this event, hosted by The Economic Democracy Project, speaker Jessica Gordon Nembhard, author of "Collective Courage", will be discussing excerpts from her book. Nembhard is Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Department of Africana Studies at John Jay College (CUNY).

For more information, please see the event flyer. For more information email: