Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXII: Frantz Fanon Documentary “Concerning Violence”

Friday 11 November 2016, 7pm: Instead of our normal reading group, this month the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will be showing a Sundance Official Selection film Concerning Violence (2014).

We will also be talking about anti-racist and anti-colonial struggles! As part of this, we’re going to be taking donations at the door to send off to Standing Rock! $5 suggested donation. NOTAFLOF Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXII: Frantz Fanon Documentary “Concerning Violence”

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXI: Frances Fox Piven & Richard Cloward

Friday 28 October 2016, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are teaming up against for the twenty-first installment of the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group. This month, we’ll be reading sections from Poor People’s Movements by Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward. Come join local thinkers, activists, philosophers, and readers for a discussion about the intersections between theory, philosophy, and social movements. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXI: Frances Fox Piven & Richard Cloward

Professor and Award-Winning Author, Zachary Jack, to appear at Old Capitol Books

Saturday 22 October 2016, 4pm: Zachary Michael Jack is an English professor, poet, dramatist, and award-winning author of over twenty books. Normally based in the mid-west, where he teaches at North Central College, Jack will be visiting the peninsula and appearing at Old Capitol Books to talk about his newest book March of the Suffragettes: Rosie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Rights. Continue reading Professor and Award-Winning Author, Zachary Jack, to appear at Old Capitol Books

New book on Carmel Historic Homes – Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse to visit Old Capitol Books

Saturday 22 October 2016, 1:30pm: A new book by Arcadia Publishing features the history of the homes, architecture, and people of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse bring the past alive with interactive Google maps and a beautiful book full of historic photographs and stories. Come join the authors at Old Capitol Books and learn about our local history! Continue reading New book on Carmel Historic Homes – Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse to visit Old Capitol Books

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XX: Teresa Amott & Julie Matthaei

Friday 30 September 2016, 7pm: In September, the Direct Action Monterey Network is putting on the 20th theory and philosophy reading group, continuing their study of Marxist-Feminist thought through the exploration of a work by Teresa Amott and Julie Matthaei. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XX: Teresa Amott & Julie Matthaei