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Weekly Events Calendar 11/2-11/6

The Indypendent Nov 2, 2009

MON NOV 2
6pm-8:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION:  ACCUMULATION, DEVELOPMENT AND EXCLUSION: CHINA, INDIA AND GLOBAL CAPITALISM
The countries and economies of China and India have grown exponentially in recent decades, but have left in their wake inequality, dispossession, and displacement.  Panelists Partha Chatterjee, Duncan Foley, David Harvey and William Milberg will seek to answer questions and critically evaluate China and India in the context of growth-driven modernization in the Global South.  Sponsored by the New School Economics Dept. and the India-China Institute at the New School.
The New School, Wolman Hall
65 W 11 St, 5th Fl
212-229-5717 x3402 • banerjel@newschool.edu

TUES NOV 3
7:30pm • $18
LECTURE: AL GORE: OUR CHOICE
Al Gore will be speaking about his new book, Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis. “[This book] is meant to depoliticize the issue as much as possible and inspire readers to take action—not only on an individual basis but as participants in the political processes by which every country, and the world as a whole, makes the choice that now confronts us,” Gore writes in the forward.
American Museum of Natural History
LeFrak Theater
Central Park West at 79th St
212-769-5200 • www.amnh.org

TUE NOV 3
7pm • Free
READING: CRIMES OF DISSENT: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND THE POLITICS OF CONSCIENCE
Author Jarret S. Lovell will be reading from his new book, Crimes of Dissent,  a history of the criminalization of dissent, with first-person accounts from activists involved in a variety of struggles, including animal rights and tax resistance to anti-poverty and anti-abortion efforts.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • info@bluestockings.com

TUE NOV 3
7:30pm • $6/$10/$15 sliding scale
TALK:  MARX AT THE MARGINS:  ETHNICITY, NATIONALISM AND NON-WESTERN SOCIETIES
Kevin Anderson, a sociologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will shed new light on how Karl Marx engaged with issues of race and non-Western societies.
The Brecht Forum
451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

WED NOV 4

7pm • Free
READING: THE GUANTANAMO FILES
Andy Worthington will present and read from his book The Guantanamo Files:  The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison. Worthington is a journalist and historian based in London. His book is the first to tell the stories of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
Revolution Books
146 W 26 St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

FRI NOV 6
8:30am-6:30 pm • Free
CONFERENCE: FEMINIST PEDAGOGY
This conference provides a forum to share pedagogical methods and ideas for teaching in women and gender studies and/or feminist approaches to learning and classroom strategies. The conference offers a venue for conversation between scholars, students and activists across disciplines.
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Ave at 34th St
feministpedagogy@gmail.com • web.gc.cuny.edu/womenstudies/wgp/archive.html

FRI NOV 6
10pm • Free
EVENT: MONTHLY TIME’S UP BIKE RIDE
Join Time’s Up for their monthly Central Park Moonlight ride.  The ride is a relaxing, leisurely and car-free ride through the park at night.
Meet at Columbus Circle, SW corner of Central Park.
212-802-8222 • times-up.org

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