November Community Calendar
Issue #
171

Submit your events at  indyevents@gmail.com.

THU NOV 3
5–7pm • Free
DISCUSSION: MALCOLM X IN FRANCE, 1964–1965: COLD WAR INTERNATIONALISM AND THE POLITICS OF BORDER CONTROL. Harvard Professor Moshik Temkin, a specialist in modern trans-Atlantic history, discusses the global context of Malcolm X’s politics through the lens of his visit to France.
70 Washington Square South, 10th Fl
212-998-2630 • library.nyu.edu/tamiment

FRI NOV 4
9am–5:10pm • Free
SYMPOSIUM: JUSTICE IN TRANSITION: SERVING THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY IN LAW AND PRACTICE.
NYU OUTLaw invites you to participate in this all-day event that will explore the legal and social challenges facing transgender people, with a special focus on the intersections of transgender identity with race, class, disability and age.
Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South
nyulaw.imodules.com/justiceintransition

4-6pm • Free
DISCUSSION: WE ARE AMERICANS: RETHINKING THE ORIGINS OF BLACK POLITICS IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA. Author and professor Van Gosse discusses his upcoming book examining the roots of modern black politics.
758 Schermerhorn Ext
120th St & Amsterdam Ave
212-854-7080 • iraas.com

1-2pm • Free
TEACH-IN: NEITHER REFORM NOR REVOLUTION, A NEW STRATEGY FOR THE LEFT. Gar Alperovit, the author of America Beyond Capitalism will discuss the emerging resistance movements against austerity and autocracy and how they can transform society.
Zuccotti Park, Liberty St & Broadway
nycga.net

SAT NOV 5
All Day • Free
PROTEST: NATIONAL BANK TRANSFER DAY. This massive divestment campaign invites consumers to withdraw their money out of commercial banks and place it in non-profit credit unions.
info@banktransferday.org
facebook.com/Nov.Fifth

10am • $10/$5 sliding scale w/ registration
CONFERENCE: GREATER NEW YORK MARXISM CONFERENCE. Sponsored by the International Socialist Organization, this two day event features lectures on economics, racism, feminism and Marxism.
Columbia University, Hamilton Hall
116th St & Broadway
646-452-8662 • NYCsocialist.org

12–4pm • Free
CONFERENCE: PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY, COUNTER G-20 CONFERENCE. While the G-20 summit in France develops new ways to shore up a failing economic system, this counter-summit sponsored by the Bail out the People Movement will examine the struggle for social and economic justice from local, national and international perspectives. Discussion will also focus on supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement and fighting police brutality.
Hostos Community College, Savoy Manor
E 149th St & Walton Ave, Bronx
212-633-6646 • bailoutpeople.org

8pm • $25/$15 students and seniors w/ pre-purchase
CONCERT: NEW YORK CITY LABOR CHORUS 20TH ANNIVERSARY. Back from Cuba, the New York City Labor Chorus celebrates 20 years as a fountain of creative working-class consciousness.
Town Hall, 123 W 43rd St
212-929-3232 • nyclc.org

MON NOV 7
5:30-7:30pm • Free
PROTEST: HENRY KISSINGER. Come protest Henry Kissinger’s war crimes and human rights violations outside of an event sponsored by The New York Historical Society to honor Kissinger. Organized by War Criminals Watch and the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network.
The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Ave
866-973-4463 • etan.org

WED NOV 9
6:30–9pm • Free w/ RSVP
TRAINING: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS. Practical information and training on your rights when dealing with the police and how to exercise them safely.
105 E 22nd St, Room 4A
info@peoplesjustice.orgpeoplesjustice.org

7–9pm • Free w/ RSVP
READING: WALKING WITH THE COMRADES. Arundhati Roy reads from her new book, a story of Maoist guerillas in India fighting corporations and the government.
Proshansky Auditorium
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave
gc.cuny.edu

FRI NOV 11
7–10pm • $8
READING: “DRINKING AND DRIVING IN URUMQI.” In this new essay, Andrew Demetre recounts a night on the town with Uyghur minority members of the PLA (Peoples Liberation Army) and the CPC (Communist Party of China).
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E 3rd St
212-780-9386 • nuyorican.org

SAT NOV 12
4-7pm • $10-$100
FUNDRAISER: SAVE ETHNIC STUDIES. Join Save Ethnic Studies for a screening of Precious Knowledge, a documentary chronicling the efforts of students and teachers in Tucson High School’s Mexican-American Studies Program to keep ethnic studies legal in Arizona. Question and answer session to follow.
Schomburg Center, 515 Malcolm X Blvd
saveethnicstudiesnyc@gmail.com
schomburgcenter.org

SUN NOV 13

5pm • Free
DISCUSSION: ROBERT SCHEER AND MR. FISH. Editorial cartoonist Mr. Fish and Truthdig editor Robert Scheer discuss their work and the contemporary state of world politics.Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

MON NOV 14

6:30pm • Free
LECTURE: POWER OF PERFORMANCE, THEATER IN WAR ZONES. Combining footage of Bond Street Theater’s work in war zones around the world, this discussion focuses on the use of performing arts, especially theater-based projects, as a tool for education, healing and humanitarian outreach.
The New School, Wollman Hall
Eugene Lang Building, 65 W 11th St
newschool.edu/tcds

NOV 25

6pm • $35
SCREENING: OPENING NIGHT AFRICAN DIASPORA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. The opening night of this two-week festival features two films by director Menelik Shabazz. Discussion and catered food to follow.
212-864-1760 • nyadiff.org