2003 Fall Poverty

November 18, 2014

Film Series

September 11 Stranger with a Camera (Elizabeth Barret, 2000. 62 minutes) Introduction and Q&A with Professor Susan Seizer Scripps College Humanities 204 7:00 p.m. October 8 Life and Debt (Stephanie Black. 2001, 86 minutes) Introduction and Q&A with the Director Rose Hills Theatre, Smith Campus Center, Pomona College 7:00 p.m. November 3 Senorita Extraviada, Missing […]

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Women and Poverty in the U.S.

Speakers:  Frances Fox Piven Political Science and Sociology, CUNY Why Poor Women Are At the Vortex of American Neo-Liberalism Carol Stack Social and Cultural Studies in Education, UC Berkeley Doing Public Anthropology for Social Justice Performances: Mily Trevino-Saucedi Et Al. Organizacion en California de Lideres Campesinas Los Angeles Poverty Department La Llorona: Weeping Women on […]

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The Other America: The Hiddenness of Poverty in the U.S.

4:15 pmMaurice Isserman, History, Hamilton CollegeMichael Harrington: “The Man Who Discovered Poverty” 7:30 pmAlex KotlowitzAuthor of There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America(1991)The Things They Carry: Growing Up Poor in the World’s Richest Nation Dorothy RobertsProfessor of Law and Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern UniversityHow the Child Welfare […]

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Empty Pockets: Images of Children in Poverty

An exhibition of photographs curated by Ellie Irons ’03. Includes works by Manuel Carillo, Lewis Hine, Helen Levitt, Irving Penn, Sebastio Salgado, Steve Shapiro, Marion Post Wolcott, and Max Yavno.

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