The Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory—known as 3CT—is a space for the critical discussion and reimagination of social, political, and cultural processes in the world today.

Thursday September 9, 2021

Activism in Exile: Diasporic Communities in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 11:00am CT New Global Authoritarianisms
Sianne NgaiThursday September 9, 2021

Theory of the Gimmick

Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 12:00-1:30pm CT New Book Salon
Portrait of Lauren Berlant
Thursday September 9, 2021

Remembering Lauren Berlant

Call for Proposals: The Lauren Berlant 3CT Graduate Conference

collage of graphics from Theorizing the Present posters

Theorizing the Present

Theorizing the Present
Cover of Robert Meister's book Justice Is an Option: A Democratic Theory of Finance for the Twenty-First century
Robert MeisterTuesday April 13, 2021

Justice Is an Option: A Democratic Theory of Finance for the Twenty-First Century

portraits of Jonathan Levy, Adom Getachew, and Lisa Wedeen
Tuesday April 13, 2021

3CT Fellows in the News

The words Future Cafe in wavy black text on a lavender background
Tuesday April 13, 2021

Future Café

Monday, October 4, 2021, 6:00-7:00pm Future Café