Wednesday, March 12, 2014
If you’re going to San Francisco...
(or thereabouts) – Or even if you’re not, book titles worth noting...
Some interesting events coming up stateside: details from WWW.PMPRESS.ORG
The 19th Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair
DATE AND LOCATION: Saturday, March 22nd at The Crucible @ 1260 7th St., Oakland, CA 94607, two blocks from the West Oakland BART station
PM AUTHORS AT THE BOOKFAIR:
10:30 AM: The Commons, Enclosures, and Global Uprisings with Peter Linebaugh author of Stop, Thief!: The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance, Silvia Federici author of Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle, and George Caffentzis author of In Letters of Blood and Fire: Work, Machines, and the Crisis of Capitalism and contributor to The Debt Resisters' Operations Manual
11:30 AM: Until the Rulers Obey: Global Grassroots Resistance to the Extractivist State with Clifton Ross & Marcy Rein coeditors of Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements and Jose Artigas
2:30 PM: Social Transformation through Cooperatives: Reclaiming our rights to democracy in work and to commons ownership/access to space and property with Jai Jai Noire, Tim Huet, and John Curl author of For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America
4:30 PM: Against the Global Land Grab with scott crow author of Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy, and the Common Ground Collective, Andrej Grubacic author of Don't Mourn, Balkanize!: Essays After Yugoslavia and coauthor of Wobblies and Zapatistas: Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical History, Alexander Reid Ross, and Helen Yost
For the full schedule and more information, please go HERE.
CIIS and PM Press Present:
Anthropology and Social Change Second Annual Conference:
The Commons, Enclosures and Mutual Aid
Friday, March 21st at The California Institute for Integral Studies main building @ 1453 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103, four blocks South from the Civic Center BART station.
EVENTS: 2pm-3:30pm: Capitalism and the Enclosure of the Commons
• Silvia Federici author of Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle on gender and the social production of the working class
• Peter Linebaugh author of Stop, Thief!: The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance on commons, enclosures, and Magna Carta
• Norman Nawrocki author of Cazzarola!: Anarchy, Romani, Love, Italy (A Novel) on migration, resistance, statelessness: the case of the Roma
• Eddie Yuen coauthor of Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth on extinction and enclosure
4pm-5:30pm: Commonism and Mutual Aid
• George Caffentzis contributor to The Debt Resisters' Operations Manual on Strike Debt!
• Karl Beitel author of Local Protest, Global Movements: Capital, Community, and State in San Francisco on San Francisco and the urban commons
• John Clark coeditor of Anarchy, Geography, Modernity: Selected Writings of Elisée Reclus on Humanity as Nature Becoming Self-Conscious: A Politics of Solidarity with the Earth
• Ignacio Chapelacoeditor of Mycology in Sustainable Development: Expanding Concepts, Vanishing Borders on liberation biology and mutual aid
6:30pm-9:15pm: Final Discussion on the Commons, Enclosures, and Mutual Aid.
For the full schedule and more information, please go HERE
Bay Area Events During the Anarchist Bookfair Week
Wednesday, March 19th
Peter Linebaugh author of Stop, Thief! at Shaping San Francisco at 7pm
Norman Nawrocki, Tomas Moniz and others for Lyrics & Dirges at Pegasus Books in Berkeley at 7pm
Radical Fiction with Kenneth Wishnia, Jim Nisbet, Nick Mamatas, & Sin Soracco at Borderlands Books in SF at 7pm
Thursday, March 20th
Peter Linebaugh at the Marxist School of Sacramento at 7pm
Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein, coeditors of Until the Rulers Obey at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in SF at 7pm
A Conversation with Strike Debt Bay Area, Silvia Federici, and George Caffentzis about The Debt Resisters' Operations Manual at The Green Arcade in SF at 7pm
Radical Fiction with Summer Brenner, Owen Hill, Norman Nawrocki, Kenneth Wishnia, Jim Nisbet, Nick Mamatas, Sin Soracco at the Bay Area Public School in Oakland at 7pm
Saturday, March 22nd
John P. Clark, coeditor of Anarchy, Geography, Modernity in conversation with Andrej Grubacic, author of Don't Mourn, Balkanize! at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in SF at 7pm
Silvia Federici, author of Revolution at Point Zero and George Caffentzis author of In Letters of Blood and Fire for a discussion on Reproduction, Labor, and Capital at the Bay Area Public School in Oakland at 7pm
Sunday, March 23rd
The Debt Resisters' Operations Manual book launch party with George Caffentzis, Silvia Federici, Strike Debt New York and Strike Debt Bay Area in Oakland at 3:30pm.
John P. Clark, coeditor of Anarchy, Geography, Modernity and scott crow, author of Black Flags and Windmills discussing "Writing Politics" at the Bay Area Public School in Oakland at 7pm
Peter Linebaugh, and Iain Boal, coeditor of West of Eden: Communes and Utopia in Northern California to discuss commons and resistance in California and beyond at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in SF at 7pm
Carework: From Crisis to Common. A talk and discussion with Silvia Federici at Station 40 in SF at 7pm.
Norman Nawrocki author of CAZZAROLA! Anarchy, Romani, Love, Italy and Terry Bisson author of Fire on the Mountain at The Green Arcade in SF at 7pm
Monday, March 24th
Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein at the Bay Area Public School in Oakland at 7pm
Silvia Federici and George Caffentzis at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in SF at 7pm
Norman Nawrocki will read and perform his new novel, CAZZAROLA! at Redwood Gardens in Berkeley at 7pm
Wednesday, March 26th
scott crow uses Black Flags and Windmills as a foundation for a visual and engaging presentation at Redwood Gardens in Berkeley at 7pm
Norman Nawrocki will read and perform his new novel CAZZAROLA! at Shaping San Francisco at 5:30pm
Thursday, March 27th
Norman Nawrocki will read and perform his new novel at the Marxist School of Sacramento at 7pm
For details and directions, please go HERE.
Author Events Everywhere Else
AUTHORS IN MARCH: Mat Callahan editor and composer of the Songs of Freedom: The James Connolly Songs of Freedom book and CD
Selma James author of Sex, Race, and Class-The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952-2011
Chris Crass author of Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building Strategy
Sam Gindin and Leo Panitch coauthors of In and Out of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternative
Stewart Dean Ebersole author and photographer of Barred for Life: How Black Flag's Iconic Logo became Punk Rock's Secret Handshake
J. Smith coeditor of The Red Army Faction, A Documentary History: Volume 2: Dancing with Imperialism and Volume 1: Projectiles For the People
Terry Bisson author of Fire on the Mountain, TVA Baby, and The Left Left Behind
Robert King author of From the Bottom of the Heap: The Autobiography of Black Panther Robert Hillary King
Marge Piercy author of The Cost of Lunch, Etc., Braided Lives, Vida, and Dance the Eagle to Sleep
Tomas Moniz author of Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood
Gary Phillips author of The Jook, The Underbelly, and editor of Send My Love and a Molotov Cocktail!: Stories of Crime, Love and RebellionFor all event details, please go HERE.