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Labor in the 21st Century: UW Bothell Colloquia Series

Posted: 4/28/2020 (Local Events)

The experiences of working people fundamentally shape ideas, institutions, and movements.  At this critical juncture in our history, this colloquium is designed to let us pause and take stock of labors’ experiences and where it appears to be heading.

April 9 –  Futurizing the Washington State Labor Force

Eleni Papadakis, Director, Washington State Workforce Training & Randy Spaulding, Director, Washington Board of Education.

1:30 PM. Zoom.  Join URL:


April 14 – Gig Labor and the Law.  

Charlotte Garden, Professor of Law, Seattle University

1:30 PM Zoom. Join URL:


April 21 – Forged Together: Labor and the Carceral State Education Project

Sabina Vaught, Professor, U of Oklahoma & Damien Sojourner, Professor UC Irvine

1:30 PM Zoom. Join URL:


April 28 – Japanese Teacher Unions

Keith Nitta, Professor UW Bothell  & Jordan Woljter, Law, Economics and Public Policy

1:30 PM Zoom. Join URL:


May 12 – Social Movement Unionism from the Grassroots

Dan Berger, Professor, UW Bothell

1:30 PM Zoom. Join URL:


May 19 – Organizing LGBT Women

Debbie Carlsen, Director LGBTQ Allyship, & Ching-in Chen, Professor UW Bothell

1:30 PM Zoom. Join URL:


May 26 – Strategies for supporting Immigrant and survival sex workers

Emi Koyama, Coalition for Rights and Safety & Kari Lerum 

1:30 PM Zoom. Join URL:


June 2 – Undermining Academic Labor

Dan Jacoby, Professor, UWB

Tentative.  1:30 PM Zoom. Join URL:

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