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Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XVI: Achille Mbembe

achille-mbembe-la-francafrique-le-temps-est-venu-de-tirer-un-trait-sur-cette-histoire-ratee,M43947Wednesday 20 April 2016, 7pm: Last year Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network hosted the Theory and Philosophy Reading Groups, focusing on philosophers and theorists who had been in prison.

In 2016 the Theory & Philosophy Reading Group will highlight radical African philosophy!

For the third Theory and Philosophy Reading Group of 2016, we’ll be returning to Achille Mbembe’s important work, “Necropolitics.”

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Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XIII: Antonio Negri

Wednesday September 23rd 2015, 7pm: Our Theory & Philosophy reading groups with the Direct Action Monterey Network have been a great success for over a year, and we’re coming up on our thirteenth iteration with the works of Marxist theorist, Antonio Negri. We’re super excited to continue our readings highlighting theorists, thinkers, and philosophers who have been imprisoned. These reading groups have been chosen in solidarity with statewide actions against solitary confinement.

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Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek

Thursday April 23rd – 7pm: In collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network, this month’s Theory & Philosophy reading group is highlighting struggles against solitary confinement by featuring writings by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova who spent time in solitary while in a Russian prison for her protests as part of Pussy Riot. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek