Legitimation Crisis with Professor Nancy Fraser

New School for Social Research Prof. Nancy Fraser will be on campus giving a lecture and conducting a workshop November 18 & 19

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Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

November 20-21, 2014. Graduate Conference of the Department of English Language and Literature, University of Chicago

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All Out in the Streets

November 22-24, 2014. This conference explores how film, photography, and print media both documented and propelled new ways of thinking about the city - urban crisis, the built environment, and people's needs and contestations - in the 1960s and 70s.

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A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/08/05/young-people-support-lgbt-rights-disagree-priorities#sthash.29OpvhTU.dpuf
A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/08/05/young-people-support-lgbt-rights-disagree-priorities#sthash.29OpvhTU.dpuf"I don't know how to make sense of the possibility of Ferguso, the inevitability of Ferguson, the reality of Ferguson existing in the twenty-first century."

Ta-Nehisi Coates writes in The Atlantic on the long history of the Unites States viewing its black population as a kind of sleeper cell - either criminals in fact, or criminals in waiting.

Click here for the story by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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