A conversation between Professors Stanley Aronowitz & Shirley Lung
Moderated by Professor Ruthann Robson
Stanley Aronowitz is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York and the Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology, and Work at CUNY. Professor Aronowitz is the author of more than 25 books, including the classic False Promises: The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness (1973, 1992); The Last Good Job in America (2001); How Class Works (2003); and most recently the intellectual biography Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals (2012). He is well known not only for his scholarship but also for his activism on a broad range of economic justice issues including labor, workers' rights, education, and social movements.
Shirley Lung is Professor of Law at the City University of
New York School of Law where she teaches classes such as The Rights of Low-Wage Workers and is also a professor in the Academic Support program. Professor Lung's scholarship includes the articles "Overwork and Overtime" and "Exploiting the Joint Employer Doctrine: Providing A Break for Sweatshop Garment Workers." She has also written about pedagogy and has been frequently recognized by the graduating class for her teaching. She has a long history organizing low wage workers and with the Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund and the Chinese Staff and Workers' Association.
November 16, 2012
CUNY School of Law
2 Court Square
Long Island City, Queens