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Constituent Imagination Release Event 5/21 @ Bluestockings

Constituent Imagination Release Event 5/21 @ Bluestockings

Monday May 21st @ 7PM

Bluestockings Books

172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington

Join us for a celebration of the release of Constituent Imagination: Militant Investigations // Collective Theorization. This collection of essays examines the relationship of radical theory to movements for social change, and, in the process, redefines the nature of intellectual practice. Discuss various projects of autonomous knowledge production and research with editors Stevphen Shukaitis, David Graeber, and Erika Biddle and contributors from the book, Jack Bratich, Craig Hughes, and Kevin Van Meter.Stevphen Shukaitis is a research fellow at the University of London, Queen Mary and member of the Autonomedia editorial collective.

David Graeber is an anthropologist and activist living in New York. He is the author of Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology and Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value.

Erika Biddle is a member of the Autonomedia editorial collective and the Institute for Anarchist Studies and is managing editor of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory.

Craig Hughes is an independent scholar and activist. His research concentrates on suburban social struggles

Jack Z. Bratich is assistant professor of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University and is the author of Conspiracy Panics: Political Rationality and Popular Culture (forthcoming).

Kevin Van Meter is a member of Team Colors, a New York based collective, which, in both workshops and articles is seeking to address ways to explore strategic interventions in everyday life.