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Behind the Kitchen Door by Saru Jayaraman: Common Read events @ WCC

2017-18 Common Read Events

Apr 18 (Weds):

4th annual Run, Walk, Roll: 11:00-1:00 Student Center

Proceeds will go to the WCC Scholarship Fund

 

Apr 19 (Thurs):

Faculty Education Seminar

"Sustainability: Rethinking How Responsiblity is Infused in Culinary Education and Beyond"

Jonathan Deutsch, Ph.D. Professor of Culinary Arts and Foodservice Management

Founder of the Drexel Food Lab,  Drexel University

4:00pm Classroom Cla 200

 


 

Past events

Nov 14th (Tues):

Social Justice Day: 2:00 - 3:00 Sci 102

"The Voice of Restaurant Workers"

Prabhu Sigamani, Research Policy Coordinator

and

Catherine Barnett, Executive Director

ROC: Restaurant Opportunity Center

 

Jan 25 (Thurs):

Kick Off Event: 11:00 - 1:00 Davis Auditorium, Gateway

 

Feb 19 (Mon):

Book Discussion: 12:30-2:00, STC111, Student Center Conference Room

Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by The Department of Student Involvement

 

Feb 21 (Weds):

"Tales of TB Transmission"

Dr. Germaine Jacquette, Infectious Disease Specialist, talk: 11:00 SCI102, Science Bldg

Sponsored by Iris Cook, Ph.D., Joseph and Sophia Abeles Chair of Biology

 

Feb 22 (Thurs):

Where's My Food?! Documentary Film Screening and Discussion:

11:00 Hankin Auditorium HAAB *note new location

For more information contact Joanne Seid, Health Sciences

 

Feb 22 (Thurs):

"Serving Up Justice in the Restaurant Industry"

Saru Jayaraman talk, author of Behind the Kitchen Door: 1:00 Hankin Auditorium, HAAB

Followed by Book Signing

 

MIssed It? Watch the LIVE STREAM at: http://www.sunywcc.edu/news/common-read-2/

 

Feb 22 (Thurs):

Legal Questions? Get Answers!

Covering issues related to: Immigration, DACA, Work, Citizenship, Health Care...

Shary Sanchez, Esq., of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley: 3:00 Room 309, HAAB

Sponsored by the Benefits Access Center

 

Mar 7 (Weds):

Book Discussion: 11:00-11:45 Rm 112 @ Mount Vernon

 

Mar 22 (Thurs):

"The Sands of Silence"

Documentary Film Screening  11:00  CLA200

Followed by Q&A with

Director Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, Christa Stewart (Equality Now) and Bertha Diaz (Program Director, Ya No Mas)

Sponsored by Helen O'Brien, The Joseph and Sophia Abeles Chair for Human Services and the Personal Counseling Department

 

Mar 28 (Weds):

The General Education Committee Presents

"A Fine Line"

Documentary Film Screening and Discussion with Director Joanna James: 2:00  CLA200

Sponsored by the Humanities Institute

 

2017-18 Common Read Committee

Margaret Eiden and Helen O'Brien, Committee Co-Chairs

 

Patricia Alexander Joanna Peters
Toni Donofrio Dorothy Posada
Richard Gennaro Yvonne Rode
Rachele Hall Gwen Roundtree Evans
Amy Jenal Joanne Seid
Barbara Leerhsen Meralee Silverman
Sharon Massey Jacob Wilson
Tere Wisell

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