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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Monday September 11, 2023

Future Café Kickoff and Post-X Launch

Thursday, September 28, 2023, 6:00–7:00pm Future Café
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Monday September 11, 2023

3CT Welcome Back Party

Friday, October 6, 2023, 4:00–6:00pm
Graduate student panel discussion in front of an audience
Monday September 11, 2023

Call for Organizers: 2024 Lauren Berlant 3CT Graduate Student Conference

Lauren Berlant 3CT Graduate Student Conference
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Thursday June 29, 2023

Announcing New 3CT Fellows

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Maria Anna MarianiThursday June 29, 2023

Italian Literature in the Nuclear Age

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 5:00pm New Book Salon
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Nadia Abu El-HajThursday June 29, 2023

Combat Trauma

Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 5:00pm New Book Salon
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Dipesh Chakrabarty

One Planet, Many Worlds

Monday, October 30, 2023, 6:00pm New Book Salon
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Reimagining Cosmopolitanism

Principal Investigator(s): Dipesh Chakrabarty and Lisa Wedeen
Reimagining Cosmopolitanism