La Follette Updates: 9/8/2010


THE HAVENS CENTER based in the Sociology Department

FALL 2010




York University, Toronto



“Global Slump: Capitalism’s Mutating Crisis”

Tuesday, September 7, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall

“Beyond the Market: Radical Alternatives to Market Socialism”

Wednesday, September 8, 4pm, 8417 Social Science

Open Seminar for Students, Faculty, and Public

Thursday, September 9, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

Co-sponsored by Global Studies

DAVID MCNALLY is Professor of Political Science at York University, Toronto. He is the author of five previous books: Political Economy and the Rise of Capitalism (1988); Against the Market: Political Economy Market Socialism and the Marxist Critique (1993); Bodies of Meaning: Studies on Language, Labor and Liberation (2001); Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-Capitalism (2002; second revised edition 2006); and Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires and Global Capitalism (forthcoming 2010). His articles have appeared in many journals, including Historical Materialism, Capital and Class, History of Political Thought, New Politics, Studies in Political Economy, and Review of Radical Political Economics. His book on the economic crisis, Global Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance, will be published by PM Press in November. David McNally is also a long-time activist in socialist, anti-poverty and migrant justice movements.

Note: Professor McNally’s visit is part of a year-long eight-part series titled “SOCIALISM FOR THE 21st CENTURY: ALTERNATIVES TO CAPITALISM AND HOW TO GET THERE”

All events are free and open to the public. More information is available here. Co-sponsored by Global Studies.

Students can earn 1-3 credits (either ungraded or graded) by attending lectures and seminars. Students may also enroll in the year-long 3-credit graduate seminar/series titled “Socialism for the 21st Century: Alternatives to Capitalism and How to Get There.” For more information on both options, click here.

READINGS are available online.

WATCH ONLINE: Havens Center lectures are now videotaped. To watch online, go here. Lectures in the Socialism series will also be streamed live.

LISTEN ONLINE: Most Havens Center lectures are archived in mp3 format on our website.  You can listen to them online or if you have iTunes, you can subscribe to them by clicking here.



About Sylvia Fredericks

Second-Year MPA student at the La Follette School for Public Affairs (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
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