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Globalization & Social Justice Conference May 10-12 Loyola's Water Tower Campus

Globalization & Social Justice Conference beginning today at Loyola's Water Tower Campus, 25 East Pearson Street. Following is the complete schedule for today, Friday, May 10. PDF attachment contains 3 day schedule
Globalization & Social Justice Conference, May 10-12, 2002

Loyola University's Water Tower Campus

25 East Pearson Street

Friday, May 10
12:00 Noon Registration opens: Rubloff Auditorium, 25 East Pearson St, Loyola's Water Tower Campus

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm - Workshops: Round 1

Economic Justice, Technology & Globalization
-- Ivan Handler: ‘CopyRight, Open Source & Globalization'
-- Tim Koponen: ‘Science, Development & The Market'
-- Peter Zelchenko: ‘Redirecting Consumption, Reapplying Technology'

New Insurgencies against Globalization & Imperialism
-- Kim Scipes: ‘Philippine Workers and Globalization'
-- Glen Kuecker & Tom Hall: ‘Indigenous Peoples' Movements in Opposition to the Neoliberal Project: Lessons from the Zapatistas in Southern Mexico'
-- Judson Jeffries: ‘Police Repression in the Black Community and Globalization's Impact'

Teaching Global Studies
An open roundtable discussion for all those teaching Global Studies, creating new curriculum, organizing centers, etc. Leonard Friesen, facilitating...

Globalization's Impact on Women
-- Shu-Ju Ada Cheng: ‘Re-theorizing the Globalization of Carework: Foreign Domestics, State Control, & the Politics of National Identity in Taiwan'
-- Madhuri Deskmukh: ‘Feminist Dialectics'
-- LiGaya Lindio McGovern: ‘Globalization and Migrant Women's Resistance: The Experience of Filipino Domestic Workers Overseas'

3:00 - 5:00 pm
Globalization and the Media

ROBERT McCHESNEY, Professor in the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Author of Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times, and most recently, It's the Media, Stupid!. He is also an editor of Monthly Review.

DOUG KELLNER, Professor in Philosophy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles. Author of Critical Theory, Marxism & Modernity, Television & the Crisis of Democracy and Grand Theft 2000: Media Spectacle & the Theft of an Election.

TIM LUKE, Professor of Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Author: Capitalism, Democracy & Ecology: Departing from Marx and Ecocritique: Contesting the Politics of Nature, Economy & Culture

Chair: Chris Geovanis

5:00 - 6:00 pm - Reception

6:30 - 9:00 pm
Globalization & Social Justice - Keynote Addresses

SASKIA SASSEN, Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago. Author: Guests and Aliens, Global Networks/Linked Cities and The Global City. Co-director of the Economy Section of the Global Chicago Project and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations

LESLIE SKLAIR, Reader in Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science. Author: The Transnationalist Capitalist Class and Sociology of the Global System.

RICHARD LONGWORTH, Senior Writer at the Chicago Tribune and Adjunct Professor of International Relations, Northwestern University. Author of Global Squeeze.

Chair: Lauren Langman



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