Grocery Workers' Strike and Soldier's Perspective of Haiti Among Topics at Campus Forum Series

Grocery Workers' Strike and Soldier's Perspective of Haiti Among Topics at Campus Forum Series
Miguel Tinker-Salas,
Pomona College
professor of History
and Latin American
Studies, speaks at
Cal Poly Pomona
on April 7.

The campus community is invited to attend the Campus Forum series, which brings speakers to campus to discuss topics of current and pertinent interest. These free forums are scheduled for Wednesdays at noon in the Bronco Student Center (with an exception of the forum on May 3). Lectures this spring include:

  • April 7 ? ?Venezuela and the Bush Administration? will be discussed by Pomona College?s Miguel Tinker Salas
  • April 28 ? ?Books in the Time of the Bush Administration? is the topic for Steven Wasserman, editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review
  • May 3 – ?Education Under the Bush Administration? will be addressed by Congressman George Miller (D-7th District, California). Note: This forum takes place on a Monday in Building 98, Room P2-7.
  • May 5 ? ?Wal-Mart and the Grocery Workers? Strike? will be addressed by Peter Dreier, director of urban and environmental policy program at Occidental College
  • May 12 ? ?Elections and the Media? will be discussed by Alexander Cockburn, journalist and co-editor of Counterpunch
  • May 19 ? ?Las Vegas is America? will be addressed by Marc Cooper, an author, journalist, radio host and contributing editor to The Nation
  • May 26 ? ?The Sorrows of Empire? will be discussed by Chalmers Johnson, author of Blowback and president of the Japan Policy Research Institute
  • June 2 ? ?Haiti? is the topic of interest for Stan Goff, a retired United States Army officer and author of Hideous Dreams: A Soldier?s Memoir of the U.S. Invasion of Haiti

These events are sponsored by the Student Coalition for a Just Peace, ASI BEAT, the California Faculty Association and the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences.

For more information, call Saul Landau, director of digital media and international outreach programs, at (909) 869-3115.