Students, Workers, and the Making of the 99 Percent Movement: A conversation with Michael Gould-Wartofsky, author of The Occupiers

Michael A. Gould-Wartofsky is the author of The Occupiers:  The Making of the 99 Percent Movement (Oxford University Press, 2015). A veteran of the Harvard Student Labor Action Movement, now a PhD candidate in Sociology at New York University, Gould-Wartofsky was one of the first social scientists on the ground at Occupy Wall Street on September 17, 2011, beginning his inquiry then and continuing uninterrupted ever since. He has written for The NationSalonJacobinand Mother Jones. his photography has been featured in the books New Labor in New York (2014), Changing the Subject (2013), The 99% (2012) and Occupy! (2011). Light snacks provided.

 

Requests for accommodations should be made by Friday, March 20th to csj@georgetown.edu with the subject line "Accommodations Request."

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Georgetown University, Copley Formal Lounge

Event Type

Academic Events

Departments

Georgetown College, Program on Justice and Peace, Provost, Office of the, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service

Website

http://csj.georgetown.edu/2015socialj...

Open to the public and the press?

Yes

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