Labor in South Bend

Social Concerns Seminar

Labor in South Bend examines critical questions related to labor justice; engaging historic and modern day realities in South Bend, IN. Students will learn about significant moments/movements in labor history in South Bend and will engage with local leaders/workers in conversations centered on labor justice today. This seminar will help students hone their vision around workers’ rights, the dignity of work and concrete expressions of justice in the economic sector. 

This seminar does not have a Fall break immersion.

Class Dates: Fridays: 1:00–2:15 p.m., September 17–November 19, 2021

This course requires an application. Learn more and apply using the link below.

Application Process: 
  • (1) Completed application and (2) Possible interviews (you will be notified about interviews via email).
  • Registration approval will be granted by the department upon acceptance into the Seminar.
  • Notification of seminar placement will happen before the University deadline to register through NOVO.
  • If you are not selected for participation in your first choice of seminars, you will be given the opportunity to participate in another seminar if there is still availability.
  • By submitting the application, you confirm you are in good academic standing.
  • For admitted students, the cost for this seminar is charged to your student account upon completion of the immersion. Full seminar fee will be charged for all withdrawals on or after the second date of the seminar class session.
  • Contact for inquiries regarding financial assistance. 
  • With questions about your application, email

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Application deadline: August 25

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