Education

 
 

Dec 2018

16

8:00 PM

Resistance, Popcorn Edition: Zombies, Jedi, and the Fight Against Fascism

Online/Phone Only United States

Click here to register. What makes movies ‘political’, and how is what we watch on the big screen related to what we do online, at the ballot box, and in the street? In other words, what is the Marxist understanding of culture? Join film critic and cultural journalist Chauncey K. Robinson and arts educator Michelle […]

May 2018

9

8:00 PM

Marx and Engels on the American Civil War

Online/Phone Only United States

Click here to register. Andrew Zimmerman will discuss the writings of Marx and Engels on the American Civil War, emphasizing the importance of these writings for thinking about race, class, and revolution today. The American Civil War so profoundly shaped Marx and Engels's understanding of social revolution and international politics that it marks a watershed in the […]

Feb 2018

4

8:00 PM

Ben Davis: The Communist Councilman from Harlem

Online/Phone Only United States

You can register here. Using newspapers, election materials and historical documents, this class will explorethe unique set of circumstances leading to Ben Davis Jr. becoming a "communist councilman" from Harlem and the persecution he faced at the beginning of the Red Scare when he was sentenced to five years in prison after he was a defendant in the […]