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Geddes Hall | Room B034
Worried about wealth distribution? Wondering about workers’ rights? Interested in interrogating inequality? Curious about Catholic Social Teaching?
Then join us for the Labor Café, a biweekly venue for students, faculty, and staff to gather for casual yet critical conversation on contemporary issues related to work, equity, and social justice. We’ll provide the caffeine and treats to boost your energy; you bring the questions and concerns to inform the discussions.
The next meeting of the Labor Café is Friday, October 31, at 4:30 pm, in B034 Geddes Hall. All ND community members and opinions are welcome.
At this gathering we’ll decide as a group what topics to discuss at upcoming sessions, so if you’re interested but cannot make it, please email Dan Graff, director of the Higgins Labor Studies Program.
Friday | September 26 | 12:00-1:00 PM
Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS (Research, Advocacy, & Policy Series)
Geddes Hall | Coffeehouse
Kevin Christiano, Associate Professor of Sociology, will deliver a talk entitled "Vision and Verse: The Labor Art and Poetry of Ralph Chaplin." Chaplin was an American writer, artist, and labor activist who penned the words to "Solidarity Forever" and also converted to Catholicism late in life. Needelss to say, he led a very interesting life. For this presentation Professor Christiano will draw from his larger biographical study; lunch will be provided.