Book launch and panel discussion with author David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography, CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics. Discussants:

Leo Panitch, Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at York University (Canada) and editor of the Socialist Register.

Frances Fox Piven, Professor in the faculties of political science and sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. Professor Piven is the author of, among other books, Poor People’s Movements and The New Class War. She is currently at work on a book on American labor union strategies in response to globalization and the new economy.

William Tabb is Professor Emeritus of Economics, Political Science and Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is the author of numerous books including The Amoral Elephant: Globalization and Capitalist Development in the Early 21st Century (Monthly Review Press, 2001).

Melissa Wright, Associate Professor in Geography and in the Program on Women’s Studies, Pennsylvania State University. Author of Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism. New York and London: Routledge, 2006.

Monday, September 27th, 2010
Proshansky Auditorium
7 pm – 9 pm
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave @ 34th Street

Free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale.