Past Craypo Memorial Series

Inaugural Speakers:

Nelson Lichtenstein is Professor of History at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is the author of many books, including The Retain Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business.

 Dan Schlademan is the Campaign Director of Making Change at Walmart, a project of the United Food & Commercial Workers.


Fall 2018: Food, Work, & Power in the USA

History@Work Lecture: "Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth Century America"
Monday | October 29 | 5:30 PM | Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium
Emily Twarog, Associate professor of History and Labor Studies at the University of Illinois 
Cosponsored by the Department of History, Gender Studies, and American Studies 
FILM CLASSics: Big Night (Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci, 1996)

Sunday | November 11 | 3:00 PM | DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (Browning Cinema)

Cosponsored by the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.


Labor Café: Quick Grub Nation: Americans' Relationship to Food -- as Workers, Consumers, and Eaters
Friday | November 16, 2018 | 5-6 PM | Geddes Hall, Coffee House
Facilitator: Maria "Ale" Orellana Muniz (POLS '20) 
Resources to get the conversation started: 
History Alumni Network

Wednesday | November 28 | 5:30 PM | Geddes Hall Coffee House

Melody Gonzalez (ND POLS '05) and Lucas Benitez, from the Coalition for Immokalee Workers, addressed the Fair Food Program to an overflowing gathering of students, faculty, staff, and community members. Ms. Gonzalez also visited classes and recorded a session of the Center for Social Concerns podcast, "Signs of the Times."


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April 2021

Application Deadline | McNeill Leadership Fellows Program
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

May 2021

CST Research Seminar
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 9:45am
Labor Café | The Paid Leave Priority
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Just Wage Forum 2021 | Series Conclusion (Virtual)
Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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