[Noisebridge-discuss] Jan 29 event: discussion of Graeber's "Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology"

Martin MacKerel martin.mackerel at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 17:59:26 PST 2012


I'm cancelling this event - too much else going on.

Cheers,
Martin

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:58 PM, Martin MacKerel
<martin.mackerel at gmail.com> wrote:
> We're postponing this to Sun Feb 12th, because Graeber will be
> speaking at the Occupy Oakland occupation space at that time:
>
> http://occupyoaklandmoveinday.org/content/occupy-oakland-weekend-action-detailed-schedule
>
> Sunday 6-7pm: Dinner provided by the OO kitchen committee
> - featuring a conversation between David Graeber & Andrej Grubacic
> - bring food to donate and share!
>
> Martin
>
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 10:07 PM, Martin MacKerel
> <martin.mackerel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, Noisebridge!
>>
>> David Graeber is given some credit for starting Occupy Wall Street and
>> has written a great book, _Debt: The First 5000 Years_, which I highly
>> recommend. He's also in town this week, at City Lights on Thursday and
>> at CIIS on Monday
>>
>> A few years ago he wrote a pamphlet titled "Fragments of an Anarchist
>> Anthropology". I know you are already intrigued.
>>
>> Here is the text: http://ramshackleglory.com/paradigm14.pdf
>>
>> It's about 100 pages, but they are small, and it is a fairly
>> straight-forward read.
>>
>> I met with a group of 17 or 18 people last week to discuss this, but
>> the discussion devolved into shooting the shit about general anarchist
>> politics over beer.
>>
>> So, for this meeting:
>>
>> Please do do the reading if you plan to attend. As you read the text,
>> please note 2 or 3 or more questions or points of interest. We can
>> gather them all, and then split up into groups of 2-6 people to
>> discuss related groupings, coming together again to share the results
>> of our discussion.
>>
>> Afterwards, we can lapse into shooting the shit over beer.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Martin
>>
>> PS Many of the planned attendees will participate in Move-in Day at
>> Occupy Oakland:
>> http://occupyoakland.org/2012/01/occupy-oakland-plans-mass-takeover-of-vacant-building/
>> So there's a slight possibility we'll be in jail. Make of that what you will.


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