Yale College Panel Discussion on the Meaning of OWS – 10/25

Sorry for the late notice, but there will be a formal panel discussion on #Occupy at 7pm tonight here on the Yale campus – non-students also welcome.

More information to come following the event…

Details from the facebook event page below:

“Occupy Wall Street: A Panel and Discussion on What it Means and What to Do”
Tuesday, October 25 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

LC 101
63 High Street
New Haven, CT

“Not everyone occupying is uneducated. It’s about time we put aside false characterizations and think critically about how and what this means and how and what we can do to make it work. Learn more about what’s going on and what to make of it with some of Yale’s best professors.

Join us for a constructive panel and discussion on Tuesday, October 25th at 7:00p.m. in LC 101 with:

David Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English

Jennifer Klein, Professor of History

Sam Messer, Associate Dean of the School of Art

Crystal Feimster, Professor of African American Studies and American Studies

John Roemer, Professor of Political Science and Economics

-Posted by Marina Keegan, Thomas Smyth

Austin Lord

Austin Lord is a graduate student at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, focusing in Political Ecology and Environmental Anthropology with an area concentration in Himalayan Studies. His ongoing research concerns processes of social and spatial change in areas affected by hydropower development in Nepal, with a particular focus on changing livelihoods and shifting patterns of migration and mobility. Austin spent over six months conducting fieldwork within Nepal during 2012 and 2013, focusing specifically on the upper watersheds of the Trishuli and Tamakoshi rivers, and he plans to return to Nepal in 2014-2015 to continue and expand this work. Prior to attending Yale, Austin studied Hydrology at Portland State University and received an A.B. in Economics and Studio Art from Dartmouth College. A broader collection of his photographic work (from Nepal and elsewhere) can be found at www.austinlord.com.

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