PhD Student in Geography at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Presentations and Talks

2014 July
Land Speculation and Land Struggles
Smoke Farm Summer Camp
Washington

2013 April
Panelist    Geography Towards Revolution for Neil Smith Part I: Nature & Development

Discussant   Geography Towards Revolution for Neil Smith Part III: Cities
Introducer   Geography Towards Revolution for Neil Smith Part V: Radical Geography Roundtable Discussion
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Los Angeles

2011 November
Paper “Land Speculation, Land Rent, and Class Struggle”
Historical Materialism Conference
London, UK

2011 May 7-9
Chair   Financial Crisis in the US
Chair   Uprisings in North Africa, East Asia
Chair   Informal India
New York City

2010 July
“The Cut of Money”
Psychoanalysis, Money, and the Economy Conference
London

2010 March
“Control of Land as Currency of Power in Financialized Urban Space: The Land War Supersedes the War Over Work”
Association of American Geographers Annual Conference 2010
Washington DC

2010 March
Session Organizer:  The Quickening Pendulum: Capitalism and the Longue Durée (In Honor of Giovanni Arrighi)
Association of American Geographers Annual Conference 2010
Washington DC

2009
“From Community to Communism”
Sociological Reimagination: Crisis and Critique Today
Sociology Department, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC
Nov 20, 2009

2009
“Capital as Axiomatic within Spinoza’s Communist Ontology”
Immanence and Materialism Conference
Queen Mary, University of London
Tuesday 23 June 2009

2009
Invited Lecture: “Crisis in Urban Space and the Community Land Trust Model”
Spoleto Festival 2009, Charleston SC

2009
“We Have Begun”
Session : “Anarchitecture”
City From Below Conference, Baltimore 2009

2009
Invited Lecture: Urban Spaces, Gentrification, and Community Gardens
Geography Department, Newcastle University

2009
Chair, Session: Critical Social Theory, Politics, and the Economic Crisis II.
Association of American Geographers Annual Conference 2009

2009
“The Continuity of Crisis and Capital and the Emergent Exodus Therefrom”
Association of American Geographers Annual Conference 2009
Session: Critical Social Theory, Politics, and the Economic Crisis I

2008
“Capitalist, Anti-Capitalist, Post-Capitalist Subjectivation”
New Radical Subjectivites Conference, Department of Cultural Studies, University of Nottingham, Nottingham UK, 2008.

2008
“Movement…” part of the panel “Geographies of Confinement”
American Associaton of Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April, 2008.

2007
“What types of indigenous occupation explode natural space?”
With A. Bobbette, Artivistic Conference, Montreal, QC, November 2007.

2006
“Spinoza’s Ontology of Immanence” presented as part of the panel “Radical Ontology, Anarchism, and Autonomism: Why Immanence?”
Renewing the Anarchist Tradition Conference, Godard College, VT, November, 2006.

Published

Manning, FTC Review Hegel or Spinoza? Historical Materialism, forthcoming.

Manning, FTC. and Chris Carlsson, “Nowtopia: Strategic Exodus?”  Antipode.

Manning, FTC “The Tactic of Rights Talk in the Toolbox of Revolution”  International Review of Qualitative Inquiry

Other

Organizer, Historical Materialism NYC , 2010-2011

Education

BA with Honors in Philosophy
Minor History
McGill University, 2007

PhD Student
CUNY Graduate Center