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History Lessons Washington, D.C.

Explore the rich history of the United States capital through engaging classes in Washington, D.C., covering topics such as the American Revolution, the Civil Rights Movement, and political landmarks, offering participants the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the city's historical significance.

Unfortunately, no classes in-person in Washington, D.C. have spots left, but 6 classes live online are available.

Race, Class, and Solidarity: Robin D.G. Kelley’s Hammer and Hoe

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Explore the untold history of African-American political participation during the Great Depression through Robin D.G. Kelley’s groundbreaking book Hammer and Hoe. Uncover the struggles, divisions, and triumphs of Black communists in the Jim Crow South as they fought against racism and fought for worker's rights. Discover how their stories continue to resonate with activists today in the ongoing struggle for solidarity.

Thursday, Mar 7th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

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Bioengineering: from Terraforming to Designer Babies

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Discover the fascinating world of bioengineering and its impact on nature and the human body in this thought-provoking course from the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. Explore the core principles of biotechnology and the ethical, political, and economic implications of manipulating biological matter. Uncover the exciting possibilities and real constraints that shape the future of bioengineering.

Tuesday, Apr 9th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

What is a Social Movement?

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Explore the intricate relationship between class, community, and politics in social movements. Uncover the complexities of modern capitalism and the impact of cultural realms on political life. Join us in an in-depth analysis of historical case studies to understand the strategic vacuum between economic and cultural accounts.

Tuesday, Apr 9th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

Numbers: History, Mathematics, Philosophy

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Uncover the profound roots and enigmatic nature of numbers as you explore their historical, mathematical, and philosophical dimensions. Join us in a captivating exploration of the concept of number, examining its evolution, cultural significance, and the fundamental questions it poses about the nature of reality.

Wednesday, Apr 10th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

Theories of the State: Politics, Institutions, & Power

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Uncover the enigmatic nature of the state as you delve into the intricate web of politics and power. Explore the origins, functions, and impact of this elusive entity that permeates every aspect of society. Join us as we navigate the theories of the state and shed light on its influence in shaping our modern world.

Wednesday, Apr 10th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

Solarpunk: Theory, Fiction, and Radical Futures

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Explore a radical vision of the future where nature and technology align, challenging the pessimistic outlook on climate change. Immerse yourself in the art, theory, and speculative fiction of solarpunk to reimagine a world of decommodified energy and human liberation. Join us on this intellectual journey towards a harmonious coexistence of technology, nature, and human life.

Sunday, Apr 14th, 2–5pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

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The Italian Cultural Society @ 4827 Rugby Ave, Bethesda, MD

Units 3, 4 and 5 in “Italian Project for English Speakers 2a” are covered in this class. You will talk about trips and vacations, comparing and expressing preferences; sport, health, and giving advice. You will learn some Italian history.  Grammar: aggettivi comparativi e superlativi, passato remoto, avverbi, congiuntivo. Required supplies for this class: Textbook: Italian Project for English Speakers 2a

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