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Crafting New Futures Using “Ideas Arrangements Effects”

The Studio proposes that we can redesign systems if we follow a simple premise: “Ideas are embedded in social arrangements, which in turn produce effects.” They offer arrangements as a…

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Social Cinema: Jennifer Boulley, Dana Churness & Mark Schlosberg discuss “River’s End: California’s Latest Water War”

River’s End reveals California’s complex struggle over who gets fresh water, and how moneyed interests game the system. Constant battling over uncertain water supplies heralds an…

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Social Cinema: John E. Peck & Lynn Utesch discuss “Kiss the Ground: Regenerating the World’s Soils to Combat Climate Change"

Kiss the Ground reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies. Using…

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Social Cinema: Nora Benavidez discusses "The Social Dilemma"

The Social Dilemma (directed by Josh Tickell and Rebecca Tickell) blends documentary investigation and narrative drama to disrupt the disrupters, unveiling the hidden machinations behind…

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Gabe Winant: In the Crucible of Care: Deindustrialization and the Rise of the Care Economy

Gabriel Winant is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America, which…

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Deborah Cowen: The Logistics of Life and Death: COVID, Climate, Coloniality

Deborah Cowen is a Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto. Their work is concerned with the intimate life of war in seemingly civilian spaces, the…

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Anita Sreedhar & Anand Gopal: Vaccine Avoidance and the Crisis of Social Solidarity: COVID, Public Health, and Collective Well-being

Anita Sreedhar MD MPH is a public health specialist and physician resident at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. She has focused on the neoliberalization of global public health, such as…

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Julian Go: Militarizing the Police in the US and Britain: Empire and the Global Color Line

Julian Go is Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, where he is also a member of the Committee on International Relations, a Faculty Affiliate of the Center for the Study of Race,…

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Amahl Bishara: Crossing a Line: Laws, Violence & Roadblocks to Palestinian Political Expression

Amahl Bishara is Associate Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department and affiliate faculty with the Department of Race, Colonialism and Diaspora at Tufts University. She is the author of the…

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Adaner Usmani & Christopher Lewis: What’s Wrong with Mass Incarceration?

Adaner Usmani is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies at Harvard University. His research is driven by two questions: Why do some people flourish while others suffer? And, what…

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Adaner Usmani & John Clegg: From Plantation to Prison: The Origins of American Mass Incarceration Adaner Usmani, John Clegg

Adaner Usmani is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies at Harvard University. His research is driven by two questions: Why do some people flourish while others suffer? And, what…

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Jamie Allinson - Class, History and Nation: Neil Davidson's Engagement with Nationalism

Neil Davidson was one of the great Marxist intellectuals of modern Scotland, who tragically passed away in 2020. This lecture will explore his writing on the topic of nationalism, a topic that…

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Unsettling: Learning of Equity in Creative Expression and Teaching

Xia Gao presents her work and her exploration of equity through her practice. “I would never feel confident to say that my work centers on equity. I would often say that it addresses cultural,…

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John Bellamy Foster: Marxism, Ecology and Climate Crisis

A lecture one week before the COP26 international summit analyzing the climate emergency and how we can achieve climate justice.John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and professor of…

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Visible/Invisible: Designing Afro-Futures

D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem presents on her multi-hyphenate practice as an award-winning, self-described “space sculptor”, designer, writer, performance artist, and educator whose practice and…

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Donna Murch: "Crack in Los Angeles: Policing the Crisis and the War on Drugs"

CO-SPONSORED BY THE UW-MADISON DEPARTMENT OF AFRO-AMERICAN STUDIES Donna Murch is associate professor of history at Rutgers University. She is currently completing a new trade press book entitled…

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