More than a dozen Pace students, faculty, and staff will be presenting their panels on a range of topics including engaging youth to cultivate global peace, breaking the silence, the unhappy marriage of loneliness and capitalism, and much more, to thousands of people as part of the 2011 Left Forum, held at Pace for the third year in a row.
Pace panelists include:
- Pace professors Ida Dupont, PhD, Emily E. Welty, PhD, and Frances Delahanty, PhD, and Pace student Lorendra Pinder are part of Engaging Youths & Community in Dialogue: Our Roles in Cultivating Global Peace?, a panel organized by Student Success coordinator Leonard Burg on mobilizing youth to build dialogue for joint action towards global peace, justice, and sustainability
- Lubin professors Padma Kadiyala and Robert Isaak on Financialization & Jobless Recovery
- Pace students Anna Maria Santamaria, Christina Lalama, Jeffrey Wolpert, and Muldow Pindra, and staff member Kelly Herbert on From Silence to Solidarity: Unpacking the Silence and How to Break It
- Professor Frans Verhagen on Abrupt Climate Change as the Long Emergency; Left Responses to the Energy, Food, And Water Crises
- Professor Chris Williams on Capitalism, Climate Change, and Social Conflicts
- Dyson professor Andrew Kliman on Is Socialism Possible?, Is Socialism Possible? Part 2, and The Great Recession and its Aftermath
- Dyson professor Roger Salerno on The Unhappy Marriage of Loneliness and Capitalism
An international annual conference of scholars, activists, artists, and journalists, the Left Forum will meet on the NYC Campus on March 18-20 for a weekend of more than 300 panels and 1,000 speakers, which include Cornel West, racial justice champion and one of America’s most provocative public intellectuals, and Barbara Ehrenrich, social critic, essayist and author of the bestselling book Nickel and Dimed, who will be part of the opening address and kick off the conference’s theme: Towards a Politics of Solidarity.
While general admission to the entire three-day program is $60, registration for members of the Pace Community is only $20 and is free for those willing to volunteer a few hours. Be a part of this unique conference by volunteering with media, videography, registration, as an information guide, and more!