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.

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Neil BrennerTuesday December 15, 2020

New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:00-6:30pm New Book Salon
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Tuesday December 15, 2020

Call for Papers: 3CT Graduate Student Conference - Antipolitics

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Tuesday December 15, 2020

The Future of Boredom

Friday, January 29, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm Future Café
Christopher Taylor and Adom Getachew in conversation at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore

New Book Salon

New Book Salon
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Call for Submissions: Future Café Post-X #2

Future Café
Cover of Fall 2020 issue of Critical Historical Studies journal showing an old metal garbage can from a high angle with dramatic light shining on it from above and to the left
Thursday January 7, 2021

New Issue of Critical Historical Studies

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Thursday January 7, 2021

Video: Electoral Politics and Representative Governance

Theorizing the Present
Thursday January 7, 2021

Video: Popular Mobilization and Electoral Politics

Theorizing the Present