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Conference: Globalization and Social Justice May 10-12

Globalization and Social Justice: An International Conference
May 10-12, 2002
Globalization and Social Justice: An International Conference
May 10-12, 2002

Loyola University of Chicago
Water Tower Campus
Rubloff Auditorium
25 East Pearson St
Chicago IL 60611

This spring Loyola University will host a conference on Globalization and Social Justice. This will be a progressive conference embracing a variety of critical, and radical perspectives on globalization. We will explore such topics as the effects of neoliberal capitalism in its globalized form on inequality, injustice and environmental despoliation. We will look at new forms of domination in relationship to the growing role of the computer/internet in fostering greater inequality as well as social mobilization and how globalization has impacted race, gender and identity.

Keynote Speakers at the Opening Plenary, Friday, May 10 at 6:30 pm:
Saskia Sassen, Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and an expert on the place of cities in the global economy.

Richard Longworth, Senior Writer at the Chicago Tribune, Adjunct Professor of International Relations at Northwestern University and author of "Global Squeeze."

Leslie Sklair, Reader in Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, author of "The Transnationalist Capitalist Class" and "Sociology of the Global System."

Sponsors:
Department of Sociology, Loyola University
Global Studies Association UK
Networking for Democracy USA

You are cordially invited to join a number of leading scholars from all over the world in exploring the many effects of globalization as well as alternative visions. There will be a number of plenary sessions as well as workshops.

If you wish to participate and/or organize a session, send an abstract or proposal to LLang944 (at) aol.com.

Lauren Langman
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Loyola University of Chicago
Damen Hall 959
6525 North Sheridan Road
Chicago IL 60626

Tel: 773-508-3463; Fax: 773-508-7099; email: LLang944 (at) aol.com

Registration fee: $50
Register in advance by mailing your check or money order (made out to Networking for Democracy) to:

NFD / May Global
3411 W Diversey Ave Suite 1
Chicago IL 60647-1281

You may pay at the door. We cannot accept credit cards, but checks and money orders are OK. We still encourage you to notify us in advance by sending an email to LLang944 (at) aol.com.

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

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