Reinventing Revolution Conference


On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, the Reinventing Revolution Conference will focus on radical traditions that were inspired by, extended, or challenged the legacies of the Bolsheviks in engagement with the struggles for decolonization. The conference will include two panels—“Decolonizing Revolution: Circuits of Knowledge, Struggle and Solidarity” and “What’s Left of the Left? Alternative Futures”—, an art talk "The Art of Decolonization", and a roundtable discussion, “Radical Imaginaries, Radical Feminisms: The Third World Revisited.” Discussants such as Pamela Calla (NYU), George Ciccariello-Maher (Drexel), Michelle Chase (Pace), Gabrielle DaCosta (Columbia), Eve Dunbar (Vassar), Johanna Fernández (Baruch), Tao Leigh Goffe (NYU), Marnia Lazreg (Hunter/CUNY GC), Vijay Prashad (Trinity), Svati Shah (UMass Amherst), Dina Siddiqi (BRAC), and Gary Wilder (CUNY GC) will visit Gallatin. Also joining the conference will be NYU Gallatin faculty members, including Sinan AntoonSophia AzebGianpaolo Baiocchi, Paula ChakravarttyMarie Cruz SotoValerie FormanRosalind FredericksAB HuberRitty Lukose, Meleko Mokgosi, Vasuki Nesiah, Millery PolynéGeorge Shulman, and Duncan Yoon.

The Reinventing Revolutions Conference is co-sponsored by NYU Gallatin and NYU South Asia and is free and open to the public.


Nov 17, 2017 | 10:00 AM-7:00 PM

6:15 pm
Closing Keynote by Vijay Prashad:
 "The October Revolution As the Mirror of Third World Aspirations" - Co-chaired by Paula Chakravartty and George Shulman


Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts


1 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003