Old Capitol Books Events

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Achille Mbembe

 
10/22/21
 
free
 
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The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss Achille Mbemb book, book, The Critique of Black Reason . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Old Capitol Books Launches Boukra Press

Old Capitol Books is very pleased to announce the launch of our new, independent press. Boukra Press is a collective of writers, intellectuals, artists, and translators who are committed to bringing high-quality poetry and essays to the Monterey community and...

Free Creative Writing Course Begins at Old Capitol Books

 
9/13/21
 
free
 
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Old Capitol Books is sponsoring a free creative writing class entitled "Social Writing Action." This is a 6-week course meeting Mon & Wed, 4:20pm-5:50pm, via Zoom. Course Instructor is Alaina Joleen, MFA Graduate Student and CSUMB Creative Writing alum. Ages 18+ are welcome. To sign up, please email Alaina .

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kierkegaard

 
9/24/21
 
free
 
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The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss Kierkegaard's On the Concept of Anxiety . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Back Lot Poetry: A Monthly Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

 
11/5/21
 
 
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We know that some of you have been fantasizing about gathering in dark parking lots. With strangers. To read poetry. Let Old Capitol Books help you with that.

We're now holding monthly Poetry Open Mic Nights on the first Friday of every month at 9pm in the parking lot behind our building (at 499 Calle Principal). Hosted by Brian Sheffield.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Deleuze and Guattari

 
8/20/21
 
free
 
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The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.