Labor Speaker Series | Labor and the Politics of Inflation, Past and Present

Topic: Labor and the Politics of Inflation, Past and Present with Dr. Samir Sonti Date: Monday, June 5th Time: 2 PM - 3:30 PM PT Location: Chicano Studies Research Library/Zoom *Zoom information will be sent out in reminder email after you RSVP Join us with Dr. Samir Sonti to discuss how the arrival of inflation […]

Writing Workshop for Labor Studies: A Reading and Celebration

Rolfe Hall 3129

Please join us for a celebration featuring Labor Studies students reading their original work, including poetry, song, memoir, fiction, and research! This event is part of LBRSTD 188-4, Writing Workshop for Labor Studies, a creative writing class for Labor Studies majors, Labor Studies minors, and other interested students. Special Guest: Author Saba Waheed, Research Director, […]

Screening and Talkback: “Backstreet to the American Dream”

James West Alumni Center

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and in partnership with UCLA Labor Studies, enjoy a screening of the award-winning documentary "Backstreet to the American Dream," directed and written by Patricia Nazario '91, with executive producer/Medal of Freedom recipient Dolores Huerta. This modern-day look at the classic American Dream is done through the quintessential 21st Century entrepreneurial […]

2023 Labor Studies Open House

Bruin Reception Room 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Join us for our in-person Labor Studies Open House! Learn about the Labor Studies Major and Minor and meet your faculty, staff, alumni and fellow students! Date: Tuesday, October 17th Time: 11am - 12:30pm Location: Bruin Reception Room (Ackerman Second Floor) RSVP deadline: October 8th, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Event Details: Open to current […]

Labor Studies 10 presents: #HotLaborSummer Panel

UCLA Fowler Auditorium

Join Kent Wong, Director of the UCLA Labor Center, in conversation with Los Angeles labor community organizers who led the fight for workers this summer. Speakers will include strike captains from UNITE-HERE, SAG-AFTRA, WGA, and SEIU 721, who will discuss their experiences on the picket line. Learn how a #HotLaborSummer can transform the American labor […]

Labor Studies Coffee Chat with the Labor Studies Student Union (LSSU)

Kaplan Hall A26

Join us on Tuesday, November 7th from 2-3 pm for a coffee chat with leaders from the Labor Studies Student Union (LSSU). This will be a space to not only learn more about the LSSU, what it stands for, why it was created, and what the future of this union is, but also a space […]

Port of Los Angeles Field Trip

Port of Los Angeles

UCLA Labor Studies and @ILWU Local 13 invite students to a free worker-centered tour of the Port of Los Angeles.  You will have the opportunity to take a boat tour of the Port, view memorials to workers on the waterfront, visit a union hall, and learn about the role of unions in the logistics industry. […]

Labor Studies Coffee Chat with Professor Victor Narro

Kaplan A26

Join us on Tuesday, November 21st  from 2-3 pm in Kaplan A26 for a coffee chat with activist, Labor Center project director, and Labor Studies Professor, Victor Narro Professor Victor Narro is an experienced activist, with thirty years as a leader in the immigrant and labor rights movements. Additionally, he has worked as a labor/immigration […]

Labor Studies Speaker Series: Heather Berg

4320 Public Affairs 337 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles

Heather Berg writes about work, sex, and social struggle. Her 2021 book, Porn Work, explores workers’ creative strategies for surviving (and sometimes thriving) in an industry in crisis. Winner of the Working-Class Studies Association’s C.L.R. James “best book” award, it locates porn workers as experts on the politics of precarity. Her current book project, Lumpen […]

Labor Studies Coffee Chat with the #Opportunity4All Campaign!

Bunche Hall 3153

Join us on Wednesday, February 28th between 12 pm to 1 pm for a coffee chat with members of the #Opportunity4All campaign! This is a casual event for Labor Studies students to learn about ways to support undocumented students and find ways to become involved. Date: Wednesday, February 28th Time: 12pm - 1pm Location: Bunche […]

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