Spring 2017 Thinking Critically about Society Seminar Series

Hey there, you lovers of social theory and philosophy!  Old Capitol Books is teaming up again with the Direct Action Monterey Network to bring a series of seminars on critical and political theory to downtown Monterey.tcas-banner

This spring’s seminars are facilitated by a collection of community organizors, professors, and students who live and work on the peninsula, covering the topics of Anarchism, Polyamory, Social Perceptions of Disability, and Reproductive Justice.

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Swan’s Views of The Lakes of Scotland (Featured Books #2)

For the second installment of our Featured Books series, we’re highlighting a beautiful collection of engravings and descriptions of the various lakes of Scotland by the artist and illustrator, John M. Leighton, Esq, and by the philosopher Professor John Wilson of Edinburgh University. Continue reading Swan’s Views of The Lakes of Scotland (Featured Books #2)

Book signing with CSU Monterey Bay Professor Ned Huston

Saturday 1 April 2017, 2pm-4pm: A professor in the School of Humanities and Communications, Ned Huston, will be at Old Capitol Books signing copies of his new work of creative fiction, Quantum Time Theories – the first book in a SciFi trilogy called The Nevertime Chronology. Continue reading Book signing with CSU Monterey Bay Professor Ned Huston

Networking Aloud: A Monthly Open Mic

Tuesday 14 March 2017, 6-8pm: Our free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, we want to hear your VOICE. Continue reading Networking Aloud: A Monthly Open Mic

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXV: Hannah Arendt

Friday 24 February 2017, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and The Direct Action Monterey Network are coming together for our 25th Theory & Philosophy Reading Group. This month, we’re interested in exploring some of the most important writings on the rise of fascism: The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXV: Hannah Arendt