Announcing AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE LECTURES AND FORUMS SERIES, 2018-2019

*All events are free and open to the public.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE LECTURES AND FORUMS SERIES, 2018-2019

“Social Class Comes to Campus: A Workshop for First-Generation College Students” Rachel Rybaczuk, UMASS-Amherst & Executive-Director/Senior Trainer, CLASS ACTION, October 2nd, 11.00. Campus Center Auditorium

“The N-Word: History, Race, and the College Classroom,” Dr. Elizabeth Pryor, Smith College, October 16, 11.00 a.m., West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

The 2018 Elections: A Panel Discussion (Dr. Maryanne Barakso, Political Science, UMASS-Amherst; Dr. Tim Vercellotti , Political Science, WNEU & Director, Western New England University Polling Institute, Dr. Julie Walsh, Political Science, AIC), November 8th, 7.00 p.m., West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

Book Reading: “Gorbachev: His Life and Times (W.W. Norton, 2017), Dr. William Taubman, Pulitzer Prize winner, Amherst College, November 29th, 11.00 a.m., West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

                                                                                                                                                “Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement” Dr. Yohuru Williams, Dean and McQuinn Distinguished Chair of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis-St. Paul, February 12th, 11.00 a.m., West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

“Fighting the U.S. Youth Sex Trade: Gender, Race, and Politics” Carrie Baker, Professor and Director, Center of the Study of Women and Gender, Smith College, March 7th, 11.00 a.m., West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

Poetry Reading: “Wounds in the Heart: American Poetry and the Spanish Civil War” Peter Neil Carroll, April 4th, 11.00 a.m. West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

Documentary Film Viewing & Discussion: At the River I Stand (1993), April 16, 7.00 p.m., Campus Center Auditorium

CFP ~ 2019 LAWCHA Conference

The Labor and Working-­Class History Association, an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators and activists, welcomes proposals for the 2019 LAWCHA conference at Duke University in Durham, NC, May 30-­June 1. The conference theme will be “Workers on the Move, Workers’ Movements.”  The deadline for submissions is October 1, 2018.

CFP on Representations of Class Intersectionality

Simon Lee, this year’s Constance Coiner Dissertation Award recipient, is organizing a panel with Nick Bentley on “Representations of Class Intersectionality,” at the ACLA conference to be held at Georgetown University in March 2019.  Click here for the CFP.