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Racial Capitalism: Race, Class, and the Black Radical Tradition

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY

Delve into the profound intersections of race, class, and capitalism in a thought-provoking exploration of contemporary radical movements. Join us for an in-depth examination of Cedric Robinson’s concept of racial capitalism and its implications for understanding modernity, nationalism, and Black Radicalism. Uncover the complexities of these interwoven systems through close readings and discussions led by expert scholars at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Waterfronts: Cities, Shipping, and the Sea

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY

Does every “great” city possess a waterfront? Historical hubs of trade, waterfronts inculcate cultures that structure and permeate modern urban space—cultures of capital, labor, leisure, sex, and, in a de-industrial age, decay. Inextricable from the history of cities, waterfronts are, by extension, inextricable from the history of transnational capitalism. What can we learn, on the waterfront, about how waterways, transportation, and the city...

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Erich Auerbach: Mimesis

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY

Explore the profound insights of Erich Auerbach's "Mimesis" in a journey through Western literary tradition. Join us at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research as we delve into Auerbach's groundbreaking analysis, unraveling the complexities of literary representation from Homer to modernity. Engage with timeless questions of realism, humanism, and the essence of literature in this captivating exploration of Auerbach's enduring legacy.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Prosody with David Yezzi

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Poems are written in musical language. In this special two-day intensive, we examine the ways that form (traditional meter and verse techniques) is used to make music in poetry, and learn how the age-old tools of poetic composition can liberate, strengthen and energize your writing in verse.

(1068) All levels 18 and older
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$400

2 sessions

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Haydn, Mozart, and Vienna in the Age of Enlightenment

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

As early as 1812, the superb music critic E.T.A. Hoffmann wrote, “Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven developed a new art, whose origins first appear in the middle of the eighteenth century.” This new art, centered in Vienna, is now called the Classical Style. Our journey, designed for both new and experienced listeners, will explore the emergence and evolution of this style as embodied in the works of its two most extraordinary foundational proponents,...

(1068) All levels 18 and older
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$385

11 sessions

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Lecture Classes Coming Up in Los Angeles

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Animation Masterclass

Creative Talent Network @ 2500 Hollywood Way , Burbank, CA

An Epic 2-day MasterClass  Structured to mimic the daily tools needed for animators for the processes you will find in an animation studio Masterclass Details The Animation Collaborative and CTN are proud to present the Animation Demo & Masterclass with instructor Michal Makarewicz, Directing Animator at Pixar Animation Studios and the CTN animation eXpo now bundled to give you a 2-day immersive once in a lifetime learning experience....

(3) All levels 18 and older
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$250

2 sessions

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Finding the Pose

Creative Talent Network

Learn how to 'see' and 'draw'. A weekly gesture study series where you will draw alongside Legendary Disney Animator Randy Haycock LIVE. Randy will be  focusing on helping you find the strongest gesture and pose that best communicates STORY, CHARACTER and EMOTION.  You will be learning with an emphasis on observation and capturing a moment from life that 'tells the story'. The Nine Old Men didn't study other animators drawings, they studied...

(3) All levels 12 and older
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Fall Lecture 1: The Harlem Renaissance

Santa Monica College

The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered in Harlem, New York City, that spanned the 1920s and ushered in an unprecedented phase of African-American literary and artistic development. Writers such as Dr. Alain Locke and Langston Hughes along with artists such as Archibald Motley, Aaron Douglas, and Loïs Mailou Jones celebrated their culture to bring ethnic consciousness and a new identity into their artistic...

(513) All levels 18 and older
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Fall Lecture 2: The Mexican Muralists

Santa Monica College

 In between World War I and World War II, the artistic endeavors of a group of painters known as the Mexican Muralists evolved from the pre-Columbian roots of the artists, as well as a desire to address the political and social transformation of the modern age. The members of this group often used large-scale mural paintings in order to convey their messages, as public murals could be viewed by the general public, regardless of social class....

(513) All levels 18 and older
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Meet Susan Miller! The Astrology Zone

Liberate Yourself

2020 promises to be a big year! A bevy of migrating planets will form a rare crown of stars in Capricorn at the end of December 2019 through early January 2020 and their presence will have far-reaching effects on every sign, and on society, too, now and for years to come. These planets will bring a reason for hope and optimism to every sign. Learn about the coming eclipses in Cancer and Capricorn, and new ones due in a new family of signs, Gemini...

(34) All levels 18 and older
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Lecture Classes Coming Up in Chicago

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Impressionism to 1920:4 Painters & Their Influence(16+)

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Connect or rediscover with the influences of contemporary art, focusing on four major painters: Monet, van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse, and their influences. View their work, and we’ll discuss ideas related to how their focus on light, color and space transformed art from realism to abstraction.

(83) All levels 16 and older
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$140

4 sessions

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Literary Capital of the West

The Newberry @ 60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL

Literary Capital of the West: Chicago Writing before 1890 This course explores the evolving relationship between Western and urban identities in Chicago writing from the 1840s through the 1880s. Histories of Chicago literature often start around 1890, with the urban sketches of writers like Finley Peter Dunne. Chicago’s antebellum literature, however, was very different, aimed at rural readers in the city’s railroad empire. After the Civil...

(4) All levels 18 and older
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$247

6 sessions

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Seeing Race Before Race - Exhibition Series

The Newberry @ 60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL

Delve into the historical context of recent Supreme Court decisions on abortion and school prayer, and explore the evolving relationship between church and state in this thought-provoking class. Discover how ideas about freedom of conscience have been challenged and reevaluated throughout American history, leading to a recent acceptance of religious influence on law.

(4) All levels 18 and older
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$195

3 sessions

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African American Genealogy: Mixing Online & Offline

The Newberry @ 60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL

Using the Newberry’s collections as a starting point, this class will provide an introduction to African American genealogy research. Not sure where you should begin with researching your genealogy? In this introductory class, discover your family’s journey by creating a solid foundation, working from the known to the unknown. This session will cover oral history, interviewing techniques, and a virtual guided tour of Ancestry’s Library Edition...

(4) All levels 18 and older
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$100
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A United Kingdom? Britain after Elizabeth

The Newberry @ 60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL

Following Brexit and the death of Elizabeth II, will the United Kingdom stay united? This one-session class will examine the United Kingdom since Brexit and the death of Elizabeth II by exploring the centuries-old origin of the UK with a particular emphasis on the island of Great Britain. Britain is an invented nation but one with a long history of interdependence between its various parts. With Elizabeth gone, will the union hold? Was the United...

(4) All levels 18 and older
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$85.50
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Saidiya Hartman: Scenes of Subjection

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Delve into the transformative insights of Saidiya Hartman's groundbreaking works on Black life and history. Join us at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research as we explore Hartman's profound reimagining of freedom, agency, and the legacy of the Atlantic slave trade. Engage with critical questions on power, labor, and race in the postmodern era through an examination of Hartman's influential texts alongside other prominent scholars in the field.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Herman Melville’s The Confidence-Man

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Embark on a riveting exploration of trust, deceit, and existential uncertainty in Herman Melville’s masterpiece. Join us at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research as we dissect The Confidence-Man, delving into its satire of capitalist modernity and probing questions of faith, knowledge, and societal norms. Unravel the complexities of Melville’s characters and their morally ambiguous world through close readings and insightful discussions led by expert scholars.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Racial Capitalism: Race, Class, and the Black Radical Tradition

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Delve into the profound intersections of race, class, and capitalism in a thought-provoking exploration of contemporary radical movements. Join us for an in-depth examination of Cedric Robinson’s concept of racial capitalism and its implications for understanding modernity, nationalism, and Black Radicalism. Uncover the complexities of these interwoven systems through close readings and discussions led by expert scholars at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Mesopotamia: Civilization, Archaeology, and Material Culture

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Embark on a captivating exploration of Mesopotamian civilization through archaeology and material culture. Join us at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research as we delve into the origins, structures, and legacy of this ancient society, unraveling its significance amidst historical interpretations and contemporary geopolitical contexts. Uncover the complexities of Mesopotamia's urbanization, social structures, and technological advancements, and discover how its material remains offer insights into our understanding of the past and present.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Theorizing Repression: From Psychoanalysis to Counterinsurgency Theory

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Uncover the entwined history of psychoanalysis and state power in a captivating exploration of repression tactics. Join us at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research as we delve into the intersections of Freudian theory with military strategy, urban policing, and guerrilla warfare. Through an array of diverse readings, we'll analyze how psychoanalytic concepts have been utilized to pathologize dissent and justify both state and revolutionary violence, raising critical questions about power, resistance, and the psyche.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Lecture Classes Coming Up in Houston

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Global Affairs & U.S. Foreign Policy Institute

World Affairs Council of Greater Houston

For those pursuing a deeper understanding of global affairs and U.S. foreign policy to benefit their professional development or personal knowledge, the Global Affairs & U.S. Foreign Policy Institute is an excellent resource to gain a more comprehensive grasp of the world as it is today, and what factors will shape it in the years ahead. The Institute allows attendees to enhance or develop key competencies and a global understanding applicable...

All levels 18 and older
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Global Perspectives Workshop: Art & Politics

World Affairs Council of Greater Houston @ 1801 Allen Pkwy, Houston, TX

Join us for a unique workshop on the intersection between art and politics with engaging presentations on Latin America, Israel & Palestine, and the African Diaspora! Following the workshop, we'll attend a guided tour of the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston's new exhibition, Origins of the Self, which features art by local teen artists. As always, breakfast and lunch is provided free of cost and you'll leave with a booklet full of helpful...

All levels 18 and older
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Bowles Chapel Lectures

Memorial Hermann Medical Center @ 7737 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX

Bowles Chapel Lectures: Mindfulness, Compassion & Collaboration in our Diverse Community The 31st annual 2017 Bowles Chapel Lectures presents Mindfulness, Compassion and Collaboration in Our Diverse Community featuring Rhonda V. Magee, B.A., M.A., J.D., educator, author and professor of law at the University of San Francisco. The Houston area is vast and rich in diverse cultures, spiritualities, races, genders and other communities. This means...

All levels 18 and older
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Free
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Lecture Classes Coming Up in Washington, D.C.

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Dupont Studio Night | Georgia O’Keeffe

ArtsClub @ 1506 19th St NW, Washington, DC

Discover the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe as you create stunning autumnal flower paintings in her signature style. Immerse yourself in her journey from the Midwest to New Mexico and unleash your creativity in this inspiring studio night.

(27) Beginner 21 and older

Lecture Classes Coming Up in Denver

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2019 Cyber Symposium

National Cybersecurity Center @ 1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

In today’s ever-changing security landscape, change seems like the only constant. How do we mitigate threats, find new solutions and educate the next generation of game-changers? At the National Cyber Symposium, leaders from business, government and education will converge to share, learn and empower each other to find answers. Innovation. Fusion. Hope. It all comes together at the 2019 National Cyber Symposium.

All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$495

2 sessions

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