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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Nancy FraserTuesday January 17, 2023

Cannibal Capitalism

Thursday, February 9, 2023, 6:00pm New Book Salon
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Linda ZerilliTuesday January 17, 2023

Toward a Freedom-Centered Feminist Historiography

Thursday, February 16, 2023, 4:00pm Theorizing the Present
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Tuesday January 17, 2023

CFP Deadline Extended: 2023 Lauren Berlant Graduate Student Conference

Lauren Berlant Graduate Student Conference
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Reimagining Cosmopolitanism

Principal Investigator(s): Dipesh Chakrabarty and Lisa Wedeen
Reimagining Cosmopolitanism
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Steven Klein and Robert Meister

Authoritarian Capitalism: Financialization and the End of Democracy?

Thursday, February 23, 2023, 4:00pm New Global Authoritarianisms
Thursday December 1, 2022

Video: François Hartog on Chronos

New Book Salon
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Thursday December 1, 2022

The Future of Home

Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:00–7:00pm Future Café
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Thursday December 1, 2022

Video: Julian Go on Policing Empires