COCAL Chicago Update

This item, from our formerly contingent (now tenured) colleague Kim Scipes, should be of interest to all contingent faculty and their allies in the Chicago and IL area. Many of us are also writers. People should also consider joining the National Writers Union, of which Kim is the Chicago local chapter chair.
Next Saturday, September 6, 2014, the Chicago chapter of the National Writers Union will hold a “Read In” (something like a “Teach In”) at the Powell’s Book Store on Halsted, just south of Roosevelt Road in Chicago. This is an event where authors are encouraged to read original stories, articles, poems or excerpts from their own writings on work, labor unions or the labor movement in general. (You don’t have to be a member of a union to participate, but this is an affirmation of the work we do, the contributions working people make to the well-being of our society, and organizations we develop to advance the interests and well-being of working people.)

Details:       Saturday, September 6

1:30 – 5:00 pm

Light refreshments and free admission

Powell’s Book Store (University Village near UIC)—nearby parking garage

1218 S. Halsted

Chicago 60607

If you’d like to read, please contact Paul Gorski at . The number of people who want to read will determine length of time for each, but everybody will get at least 3-5 minutes.
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