Sujatha Fernandes, Department of Sociology, City University of New York

Imagining a Post-Neoliberal World: Culture and Social Movements

“What Comes After Neoliberalism? Collective Action and the Hybrid State in Chávez’s Venezuela”

Tuesday, March 27, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall

“’I’m an African’: Black Aesthetics and the Making of a Hip Hop Globe”

Wednesday, March 28, 4pm, 8417 Social Science

Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public

Thursday, March 29, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science


SUJATHA FERNANDES is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is the author, most recently, of Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation (Verso, 2011). Her other books are Cuba Represent! Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures (Duke University Press, 2006) and Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chávez’s Venezuela (Duke University Press, 2010). Fernandes has written about social movements, global hip hop, and the politics of neoliberalism in both academic journals and popular forums, including The New York Times, The Nation, The Huffington Post, and Colorlines.