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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Upcoming Events

October 2020

Acoutsticafé | Justice in the World
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Postgraduate Service: JVC Northwest Information Session
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:00pm

November 2020

Higgins Labor Film Club: On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 4:00pm
Engaged Learning Forum | Spanish CBL @ 10
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:45pm
Labor Café Goes Virtual! November First Friday
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Higgins Labor Film Club: Bread and Roses (2000)
Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 4:00pm
CVN Virtual Volunteer Fair (Day 1)
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
CVN Virtual Volunteer Fair (Day 2)
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm

December 2020

Labor Café Goes Virtual! December First Friday
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm