Thursday, November 20, 2003

International Participants fly into New York City

Friday, November 21, 2003 

9:00 a.m.  Bus to Ithaca leaves midtown NYC

3:00 p.m. Bus arrives in Ithaca

6:00 p.m. ? 9:00 p.m.  Dinner (registration required)

Short greetings from ILR Dean Edward Lawler; The Honorable Susan John, Chair, Committee on Labor; and the Honorable Catherine T. Nolan, Banking Committee.
Susan John bio    Catherine Nolan  

Summary of original book:  Arlene Kaplan Daniels   Arlene Kaplan Daniels

KEYNOTE:     Dr. Jennifer Curtin, Monash University, Australia 
        "Beyond Borders:  Women, Unions, and the Challenge of Globalisation"
              Jennifer Curtin bio

Saturday, November 22, 2003

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.     BREAKFAST (registration required)

Opening Session and Celebration of Alice?s Life
Fran Herman, Adelheid Tröscher, Joyce Najita
Adelheid Troescher bio     Joyce Najita bio   Francine Herman bio

10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.   105 Ives Hall
Roundtable I: Innovative Models: Community-Based Organizations

Chair:  Christine Ahn, Food First    Christine Ahn bio

Invited Papers:
Kelley Ready, Brandeis University   Kelley Ready bio
"Gendering Labor Rights in Central America:  A Key to the Gates of the Maquilas"

Mylene Hega, MAKALAYA      Mylene Hega bio
"Confluence and Contradictions:  The Struggle in Forging Partnership for Women in the Community and the Trade Unions:  A Case Study on MAKALAYA"

International Experiences:
Nair Goulart, Brazil   Nair Goulart bio
Shelley Feldman, Cornell University   Shelley Feldman bio
Wei Chen, Chinese Staff and Workers Association   Wei Chen Bio
JoAnn Lum, National Mobilization Against Sweatshops   JoAnn Lum bio

Invited Response
Devra Nussbaum, New York State Legislature   Devra Nussbaum bio

Noon ? 1:00 p.m.  LUNCH - Ives Hall rooms 215 and 217

1:15 p.m. ? 3:00 p.m  105 Ives Hall
Roundtable II: Internal Gender Relations in Unions

Yanira Merino, LIUNA   Yanira Merino bio

Invited Papers:
Jinock Lee, University of Warwick  Jinock Lee Bio
"The Analysis of the Emergence of Women's Trade Unions in South Korea after the East Asian Crisis"

Patricia Simpson & Michelle Kaminski, University of Chicago, Loyola
"Gender, Organizational Justice Perceptions, and Union Organizing"
Simpson Kaminski bios

International Experiences:
Andrijana Golob, Slovenia    Andrijana Golob bio
Youngju Seo, Korea  Youngju Seo bio
Bianca Beccalli, Italy      Bianca Beccalli bio

Invited Response
Flora Stamatiades, Actors' Equity 

3:15p.m. ? 5:00 p.m.   105 Ives Hall
Roundtable III: Increasing Working Women?s Voices

Chair:  Pat Friend, AFA   Pat Friend bio

Invited Papers:
Kate Bronfenbrenner, Cornell University   Kate Bronfenbrenner bio
"Organizing Women:  The nature and practice of union organizing efforts among US women workers, 1986 to 2002"

Laura Chrabolowsky, Carleton University   Laura Chrabolowsky bio
"Looking for New Proposals of Social Inclusion in Argentina"

International Experiences:
Mylene Hega, Philippines    Mylene Hega bio
Elena Gvozdeva, Russia      Elena Gvozdeva bio
Kathy Luz Herrera, IBEW   Kathy Luz Herrera bio 

Invited Response:
Lois Gray, Cornell University    Lois Gray bio

6:00 p.m  DINNER (registration required)

Summation:   WOMEN AND UNIONS: Delineating a Common Vision
Ileen DeVault and Francine Moccio Francine Moccio bio

Sunday, November 23, 2003

7:30a.m.   Bus leaves for New York City

12:00p.m.  Approximate arrival in New York City


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