Labor Resource Center

at the University of Massachusetts Boston


NOVEMBER 12, 2016 -- Memorial for Professor James Green.   We will be gathering to celebrate James Green's life and work at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, at the Carpenter's union hall (750 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA), and we hope you can join us. More information here.


NOVEMBER 3rd, 2016 --  Talk by Jeffrey J. Williams, author of the forthcoming book Brave New University  --  Thursday, November 3, 12:30 - 1:45 pm University Hall 02-2300

Jeffrey J. Williams has criticized the anti­democratic turn of American higher education since the 1990s. He writes on the fate of American higher education, student debt, the history of criticism, contemporary fiction, and regularly publishes in public venues, notably DissentThe Chronicle of Higher Education, and Salon. His books include Theory and the Novel: Narrative Reflexivity in the British Tradition (Cambridge UP, 1998) and How to Be an Intellectual: Criticism, Culture, and the University (Fordham UP, 2014). He serves as one of the editors of The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism (2001; 3rd ed. 2017). He is Professor of English and of Literary and Cultural Studies at Carnegie Mellon University.

Sponsored by: American Studies, English, Graduate Employee Organization, Labor Resource Center, UMass Boston Faculty Staff Union and Professional Staff Union/Massachusetts Teachers Association, Sociology

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