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 19, 2022

3CT Welcome Back Party

Friday, October 7, 2022, 4:00–6:00pm
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Monday September 19, 2022

Announcing the 3CT Graduate Student Fund

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Monday September 19, 2022

Call for Organizers: 2023 Lauren Berlant Graduate Student Conference

Lauren Berlant Graduate Student Conference
Christopher Taylor and Adom Getachew in conversation at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore

New Book Salon

New Book Salon
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Julian Go

Policing Empires: Race, Colonialism, and Militarized Power in the US and Britain

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 5:00pm Theorizing the Present
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Mareike Winchell

After Servitude

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6:00pm New Book Salon
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Reimagining Cosmopolitanism

Principal Investigator(s): Dipesh Chakrabarty and Lisa Wedeen
Reimagining Cosmopolitanism
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Monday September 19, 2022

Meet and Study in 3CT’s Lounge

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François HartogMonday September 19, 2022

Chronos: The West Confronts Time

Wednesday, November 9, 5:00pm New Book Salon
Iceberg
Helge JordheimMonday September 19, 2022

Beyond Temporal Anthropocentrism: Koselleck and Natural History

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 5:00pm Theorizing the Present