Events on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Images of American Labor in the Media: 100 years of Myth and Marginalization
Mar26201412:00 pm - 2:00 pmParamount Center
Bright Family Screening Room
Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts with Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies
Rarely has the mainstream media portrayed with any accuracy or sympathy the up-from-the-bootstraps examples of working men and women (mostly immigrants) who take responsibility for their own lives by organizing to win their fair share of the American dream. In contrast, the documentary film has become a key instrument for witnessing and remembering labor history. Films such as Passiac Textile Strike (1925), Harlan County USA, At the River I Stand, Locked Out and Brothers on the Line motivate learning, generate hope and connect us to who we were, and who we can be.
Presentation by labor historian and former organizer Gene Carroll, Co-Director, NYS AFL-CIO/ Cornell Union Leadership Institute.
"I teach labor history and use documentary flms because I believe passionately in, and have experienced repeatedly, their power to inform, to motivate, and to connect us to a deep respect for the courage, fortitude and sacrifce of workers, men and women, who came before us."
- Gene Carrol
Immunization Clinic- CHW
Mar2620145:00 pm - 6:00 pm216 Tremont
This event is not open to the public.
Sponsored by Center for Health and Wellness
For more information please contact:
healthservices [at] emerson.edu (Lauren Gaffney)617-824-8666
The Center for Health & Wellness (CHW) will hold monthly immunization clinics for students needing to complete their pre-matriculation immunization requirements this semester. Flu shots will also be available while supply lasts.
Fees for immunizations available at the CHW are provided below.
The following immunizations/tests are available at the CHW. Students with private insurance must pay in advance at the Student Services Center and bring receipt of payment to the CHW:
- Hepatitis B (age 20+) $80/dose
- Hepatitis B (through age 19) $40/dose
- Measles/Mumps/ Rubella (MMR) $75/dose
- TB (Tuberculosis) Skin test $15 –unable to perform test on Thursdays
- Seasonal Influenza / Flu $30 Tdap (tetanus& whooping cough) $53 /dose
• Varicella (Chickenpox Vaccine) is NOT available at the CHW -appointments to test for immunity may be scheduled.
Call in advance for availability:
- Meningococcal vaccine (must be ordered in advance at the CHW- you will be notified at your Emerson email address when the vaccine is available) $124
- HPV- (Human PapillomaVirus)- contact CHW to order $150/ dose (not required for enrollment) If completing series bring verification of prior dose(s)
FLU & HIGH RISK STUDENTS:
The flu virus is hitting adolescents and young adults especially hard this season. Vaccine is recommended for all but is especially indicated for those with a chronic medical condition: diabetes, cancer/chemotherapy, asthma (requiring daily medication), those under age 19 on long term aspirin therapy, heart/valve problems, immune compromised, sickle cell/liver/kidney disease, and pregnant women or parent or primary caretaker to children under the age of 6, are encouraged to receive a flu shot as soon as possible.
It's All True documentary showcase
Mar2620147:00 pm - 10:30 pmParamount Center
Bright Family Screening Room
Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts
A two-and-a-half hour showcase of student documentary shorts but current undergraduate and graduate students in the visual and media arts department. Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple will be in attendance. There will be a reception in the BFSR lobby following the screening.
Kopple has won two Academy Awards, the first in 1976 for Harlan County, USA, and the second in 1991 for American Dream. She has directed episodes of the television drama series Homicide: Life on the Street and Oz, winning a Directors Guild of America award for the former. Kopple also directed A Conversation With Gregory Peck and Bearing Witness, as well as documentaries on Mike Tyson and Woody Allen.