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early fall 2021

Upcoming reading groups:


Brecht

Thursday, September 30th

Bertolt Brecht's "From A German War Primer" (1937)

leyendo dentro del ahuehuete | CATÓN DE GUERRA ALEMÁN por Bertolt Brecht (1937)

Registration open.

Source material: here.

1 pm Beaver Bay, MN

2 pm Salem, MA

1 pm San Cristóbal de las Casas

7 pm Alfama, Portugal

8 pm Vigo


Get the link, email: ahuehuete@lists.riseup.net

Free and open to all education levels.


Para recibir el enlace es muy sencillo, sólo escríbenos por correo electrónico: ahuehuete@lists.riseup.net


8 ball

Ep. 02 Teddy Adorno.

Registration closed

Source material: here.


Ongoing projects:


taller ahuehuete invites all humans in resistance and struggle against the reign of capital – those who want to eradicate it completely from the face of the planet – to participate in the next zine (publication date: end of October 2021).

Your contribution can consist of a text (chronicle, opinion article, poem, blog, story, reflection, description of a struggle, etc.) or visual product (illustration, poster, photograph, meme, infographic, cartoon, etc.).

In this first issue, the theme will be "SLUMIL K'AJXEMK'OP and the weaving of anti-capitalist and anti-systemic struggles."

For more info, visit: ahuehuete.org/zine

El taller ahuehuete invita a todas las personas que se encuentran en resistencia y lucha contra el reino del capital –a las que quieren erradicarlo por completo de la faz del planeta– a participar en el próximo zine (fecha de publicación: finales de octubre de 2021).

Tu contribución puede consistir en un texto (crónica, artículo de opinión, poema, bitácora, cuento, reflexión, descripción de una lucha, etc.) o producto visual (ilustración, cartel, fotografía, meme, infográfico, caricatura, etc.)

En este primer número, el tema será:“SLUMIL K´AJXEMK´OP y el tejido de luchas anticapitalistas y anti-sistémicas.”

Para más información, visita: ahuehuete.org/zine


Upcoming panels:

Marx and the Basic Concepts of Sociological Theory

(English)

from Hans-Georg Backhaus's transcript of a lecture by Theodor W. Adorno, 1962

translated by Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson and Chris O'Kane, 2018

Source: here.


Upcoming, TBA:

Marx' Karl Marx

The Poverty of Philosophy

Answer to the Philosophy of Poverty

by M. Proudhon.

Source: here.

past events

Crisis and Immiseration: Critical Theory Today

Aaron Benanav and John Clegg

Facilitated by [redacted].

Source material: here.

Primera parte, traducción al castellano próximamente.


September 2021.

01:00 PM Central Time

(US and Canada) | Cholula

7 pm (Lisboa)

8 pm (Valencia)


Joshua Clover’s “Haecceity”

Date TBD.

19:00 (Galicia)

12 pm (Salem, Massachusetts)

Source material: here.


John Holloway: Vol. II

A roundtable discussion with the Mexican-Irish philosopher on commodity fetishism, the revolutionary subject, Marxism, political economy, critical theory, value and more.

John Holloway

TBD.

Source material: TBD.

Walter Benjamin's Critique of Violence

A roundtable discussion

Walter Benjamin

July 21, 2021, 2 pm (Baltimore).

Source material: here.

Time: 12:45 PM Central Time (US and Canada)


Value-theory Reading Group

Jasper Bernes’

"The Belly of the Revolution: Agriculture, Energy,

and the Future of Communism"

Wednesday, July 7th,

2 pm (CDT)

Source material: here.


John Holloway, vol. 1

We had the honor of listening to Mexican-Irish philosopher John Holloway. We discussed capitalism, communism, emancipation, organization, resistance, Zapatismo...


And hope.


Because another world is possible.


John Holloway, Vol. I: Asking We Walk

This even took place on June 26th, 3 pm (London).


Facilitated by the wonderful Rob Latchford.

Find out more about our event here:

https://youtu.be/1XfIxC2rlQ8


Source material:


Roar Magazine, 2021. We have no answers; we only have questions. Urgent ones. Author: John Holloway.

Roar Magazine, 2021. The Zapatistas’ surreal struggle for life — and against capitalism. Author: John Holloway.


Surveillance and Privacy in a Digital Age

(English)

Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4185757575#success

Facilitated by Rob L. and Paracelsus.

Friday, 9th of July. 2:30 pm (London)

Featuring Lorax from DDOSecrets, Lord Nouri Pennywhistle-Higginbotham and Jack Tripper.


Value Theory Reading Group & Mike’s birthday

Massumi Part Deux and our favorite Canadian’s birthday.

June 24th, 2021. 2 pm (US Central Time).


Brian Massumi’s “99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value, A Postcapitalist Manifesto,” part two (from theses 51 and onwards)


Here is the book:

https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/99-theses-on-the-revaluation-of-value


If interested in a free and very legally obtained copy of the book, please e-mail Mike, Brian, Dennis, Dan or Mariana.

Value-Theory Reading Group: June 15th, 2021. Brian Massumi’s “99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value

A Postcapitalist Manifesto,” part one. (From theses 0 to 50.)

"The Nobodies", Eduardo Galeano (Montevideo, Uruguay 1940-2015), Le livre des étreintes (El libro de los abrazos, 1989). Wednesday, May 26th, 2021. 2 pm (New York), 7 pm (London). Source material.

An examination of the powerful 1989 poem The Nobodies by Latin-American author Eduardo Galeano, as we collectively dissect its critique of colonialism, global capitalism, and its call for action through cæsura.

Spanish-speaking roundtable conversation: Desde La Raíz A Las Flores

(An examination of the theoretical, ideological and revolutionary praxis of Emiliano Zapata, Samir Flores y Ricardo Flores Magón). Date TBD. Speakers: JC Capanegra, Manuel F. Facilitated by M. Benjamin.

"Walking Away from Omelas", Ursula Le Guin. Source material. Friday, May 14th, 2021. Conversation still taking place via Discord.

"The Barricade and The Trench" by Ricardo Flores Magón (ZapataFest, April 15th, 2021). Source material.

Value Theory Group: "Nomadology: The War Machine (1986)", Deleuze and Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus. Source Material. April 4, 2021.

Building Autonomy, a roundtable. April 30th, 2021. What is autonomy, and how do we construct it? How does it scale up in space and time? How do autonomous zones relate to state and capital? These questions and others will be discussed in the second roundtable organized by Taller Ahuehuete, with the following four panelists:

Cindy Milstein, long engaged in anarchist spaces and organizing, is author of Anarchism and Its Aspirations, and among other anthologies, editor of Deciding for Ourselves: The Promise of Direct Democracy.

Dennis Schep is a writer currently involved in The Foundry (a self-organized residency project in an abandoned Galician village) and freeingspace.com (an attempt to map the outside of neoliberalism).

Heval Tekosin moved from Capitalist Modernity to Rojava in February 2020. Living always with local people, they have been slowly piecing together the abstract theories of Social Ecology, Jineology and Apoism with real life day-to-day society.

Matt Peterson is an organizer at Woodbine, an experimental space in New York City. He directed the documentary features Scenes from a Revolt Sustained (2014) and Spaces of Exception (2018).

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Celebrating past events.