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.

Tuesday April 13, 2021

New Titles from Chicago Studies in Practices of Meaning

The word 'death' overlapped in black multiple times on a light blue background
Tuesday April 13, 2021

The Future of Death

Friday, April 16, 2021, 7:00–8:00pm Future Café
black and white x-ray image of a human torso with bones and organs visible; "R AP" appears in spaced out capital letters in the upper left corner
Jill Magid and Shannon Lee DawdyTuesday April 13, 2021

Tender: Balance

Monday, April 19, 2021, 6:00pm Co-sponsored
image of Earth's western hemisphere from space
Dipesh ChakrabartyMonday March 29, 2021

The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

Friday, April 23, 2021, 10:00–11:30am Co-sponsored
Monday March 29, 2021

Video: Provincializing Europe, 2000-2020

wall mural of David Bowie with pile of flower bouquets on the ground in front of it
Paul Graves-BrownMonday March 29, 2021

Pop Archaeology in London

Friday, April 30, 2021, 12:00pm Object Cultures Project
collage of graphics from Object Cultures Project event posters

Object Cultures Project

Principal Investigator(s): Bill Brown and Shannon Lee Dawdy
Object Cultures Project
view from the top of the Centre Pompidou in Paris; with sculptures, reflecting pool, passersby, and skyline

New Paris Study Abroad Program in Critical Theory