The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives at the Catholic University of America is pleased to announce the 2006 George Higgins Lecture:
"Whither the Labor Movement?
Contemporary Perspectives on Work in a Postindustrial World"
March 28, 2006
Life Cycle Institute Auditorium, Room 102
Catholic University of America Campus, Washington DC
Joseph A. McCartin
Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University
With Comments by:
DC Jobs with Justice
Joseph McCartin is Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University, is author of "Labor's Great War" (winner of the 1999 Taft Prize for best Book in US Labor History) and co-editor of "American Labor: A Documentary Collection". A former community and labor organizer, his articles and essays have appeared in numerous publications including, Labor History, U.S. Catholic Historian, Dissent, and Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas.
Mackenzie Baris, a 2001 graduate of Yale University, has been the lead organizer of DC Jobs with Justice, a labor-community coalition, since 2002. She has worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies at George Washington University and is currently co-chair of the Social Concerns committee at St. Aloysius Church in Washington, DC.
Kenneth Moffett is currently a Labor Arbitrator-Mediator in the DC area. He is Former Director of the Federal Mediation Service, Assistant to the President/Broadcast Employees, Communication Workers of America, and Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, Executive Secretary of the US Atomic Energy Labor Relations panel, and Staff Representative of United Mine Workers, District 50.
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