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Dark Ghettos

Dark Ghettos and the Articulation of Race and Capitalism

Political theorist Adom Getachew will moderate a discussion between Harvard philosopher Tommie Shelby and Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies Faculty Fellow Michael Dawson of the University of Chicago. Shelby and Dawson will discuss what implications an analysis of the intersection of race and capitalism have for the argument Shelby advanced in his book Dark Ghettos.   The event will take place on Thursday, November […]

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Fred Block

Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion

Join Fred Block as he discusses his new book, Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion. Virtually everyone—left, right, and center—believes that capitalist economies are autonomous, coherent, and regulated by their own internal laws. This view is an illusion. The reality is that economies organized around the pursuit of private profit are contradictory, incoherent, and heavily shaped by politics […]

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Donald Mackenzie

Material Political Economies

A ‘material political economy’ is an ordering of the material world that is economically consequential and to which there are actual or potential alternatives. After motivating this idea by drawing on the work of the medieval historian Marc Bloch, Professor Donald MacKenzie will explore the contours of two important current material political economies: ultrafast high-frequency trading, […]

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FraserDawsonEvent

Michael Dawson and Nancy Fraser discuss race, capitalism, and the neoliberal racial order

Please join the Heilbroner Center and colleagues for a conversation between Michael Dawson (The University of Chicago) and Nancy Fraser (The New School), in which they discuss race and capitalism. They will debate Dawson’s “Black Politics and the Neoliberal Racial Order” and Fraser’s “Expropriation and Exploitation in Racialized Capitalism,” available to read here: http://raceandcapitalism.com/publications/ Fraser perceives […]

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dissent

[CONFERENCE October 5–6] The Future of the Left in the Americas

  Join Dissent magazine and the New School for two days of discussion with scholars, activists, and journalists from across the Americas about the challenges and opportunities for left politics in the region today. Across Latin America, the “pink tide,” which saw a range of left governments come to power over the last two decades, is in […]

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Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam

“The whiteness of capital” by Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam

2017 – 2018 Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam recently published an article on “The whiteness of capital” in The Journal for Cultural Research. This article examines the relationship between whiteness, capital mobility, and migration along the U.S.-Mexico border. For more information, visit The Journal for Cultural Research online. The full article can be found here: The whiteness of capital. 

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Heilbroner Center co-Director Julia Ott.

Co-Director Julia Ott Honored By the American Alliance of Museums

Congratulations to our co-director Julia Cathleen Ott, who served on the Scholars Committee for the Museum of the City of New York’s award-winning exhibit, New York at Its Core. New York at Its Core was recently named the number 1 exhibit nationally by the American Alliance of Museums. The exhibit won the American Alliance of […]

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nssr

2018-2019 Faculty Research Fellowships

The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies is pleased to invite faculty in any discipline at the New School for Social Research to apply for a fellowship of up to $5660 to support research and writing during the 2018-2019 academic year (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019). Proposals should provide a one-page explanation […]

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2018-2019 Graduate Student Fellowships

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dissertation and Thesis Fellowships The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies is pleased to invite doctoral and master’s candidates in any discipline at the New School for Social Research to apply for a fellowship to support dissertation or thesis research and writing during the 2018-2019 academic year. Students may be considered for one […]

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Transparency and the Factory Farm: Agritourism and Counter-Activism at Fair Oaks Farms

Congratulations to former graduate fellow Jan [], whose essay “Transparency and the Factory Farm: Agritourism and Counter-Activism at Fair Oaks Farms,” is now forthcoming from Gastronomica! The abstract is reproduced below. Read more here. “The American meat industry has a fraught relationship with the visibility of its operations and the public narrative about its treatment of […]

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