[OPE] registration update for How Class Works - 2008 conference

From: glevy@pratt.edu
Date: Mon Apr 21 2008 - 18:36:23 EDT


Subject: registration update for How Class Works - 2008 conference

From: mzweig@notes.cc.sunysb.edu


Dear Friends
and Colleagues - 

If you have not already registered for the
June 5-7 How Class Works - 
2008 conference at SUNY Stony Brook, I
hope you will do so at your 
earliest convenience. Please note that
discounted registration rates 
expire May 8, after which registration
fees will increase. 

To register on line, or to download the
registration form to submit by 
mail, and to see the full conference
schedule and housing, travel, and 
other conference information,
please go to the How Class Works - 2008 
conference pages on the
Website of the Center for Study of Working Class 
Life. 

I'm resending the original conference announcement below and ask that
you 
circulate it to anyone who might be interested, with your
encouragement to 
attend. 

I look forward to welcoming you
to Stony Brook in June. 

best wishes 

Michael 

Michael Zweig 
Director, Center for Study of Working Class
Life 


PLEASE POST AND FORWARD WIDELY 

Dear
Friends and Colleagues - 

I am pleased to announce that the How
Class Works- 2008 conference 
program, on-line registration, housing
and other information are now 
available on the conference pages of
the Center for Study of Working Class 
Life at the State University
of New York at Stony Brook. 

The How Class Works - 2008
conference will be at Stony Brook, Thursday - 
Saturday, June 5 - 7,
2008 


Topics Include The color line in the 21st century
and the legacy of 
Theodore W. Allen - single-payer health care -
corporate practices in 
higher education - teaching class - white
working class anger in the UK - 
lessons of the Charleston 5 - class
and the legal system - class and 
religion €“ labor
law and union strategy - plus many more in 54 sessions. 

Speakers Confirmedinclude Sam Anderson, Catherine-Mercedes Brillantes

Judge, Pedro Caban, Fuat Ercan, Claudia Fegan, Bill Fletcher, Jr.,
Tami 
Gold, Elizabeth Hoffman, Sara Jarayaman, Stathis Kouvelakis,
Sherry 
Linkon, Meizhu Lui, Manning Marable, Jack Metzgar, Nelson
Motto, Manny 
Ness, Bertell Ollman, Jeff Perry, Catherine Pouzoulet,
Dave Roediger, 
Andrew Ross, John Russo, Vinny Tirelli, Michelle
Tokarczyk, Richard 
Trumka, Joe Wilson 

Plus over 180
presentationsin working class studies from graduate 
students,
faculty, union and community activists -- from Australia, 
Canada,
France, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, New Zealand, Nigeria, Turkey, 
UK, and US -- plus film, music, photography, and poetry 

See
the conference program and register on-line. I look forward to 
welcoming you to Stony Brook in June. 

Michael Zweig 
Director, Center for Study of Working Class Life 
Department of
Economics 
State University of New York 
Stony Brook, NY
11794-4384 
631 632 7536 
michael.zweig@stonybrook.edu 
www.workingclass.sunysb.edu 
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