[OPE] How Class Works - 2008 conference

From: glevy@pratt.edu
Date: Mon Mar 10 2008 - 11:43:57 EDT


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Subject: Announcing the How Class Works - 2008 conference 
From: mzweig@notes.cc.sunysb.edu 
Date: Mon, March 10, 2008 11:20
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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, Rose Ann DeMoro, 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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