The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Non-GC Events

April 10 Symposium on “The Corporate University & Its Discontents”

The Law Students for Economic Justice at NYU and the National Lawyers Guild New York City Chapter Labor and Employment Committee


Join attorneys, organizers, students, and workers for a day on the state of higher education and the struggles and successes of campus workers. The discussion will include organizing adjuncts, graduate students, student athletes, and faculty; international-student worker rights; the rights of interns; as well as student debt, university governance, gentrification, and international expansion.


The conference will feature United Steelworkers organizer Dr. Robin Sowards; Saerom Park ’11, law fellow at the Service Employees International Union; GSOC-UAW organizer Daniel Aldana Cohen; NYU professors Andrew Ross and Mark Crispin Miller; Debt Collective organizer and writer Ann Larson’ Tsedeye Gebreselassie ’07, senior staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project; chair of Yale’s Graduate Employees and Students Organization Aaron Greenberg; Sean Kennedy, coordinator of advocacy & education at the CUNY Adjunct Project; Outten & Golden partner Juno Turner; and Robert Hiltonsmith, senior policy analyst at Demos, among others.


For more information, visit To register for the non-CLE panels, please click here. To register for CLE credit, click here.