8:30-9:00 AM: Registration & Breakfast
9:00-10:00 AM: "Fighting Low-wage Work in the American City: Community Responses to Urban Inequality and the New Civil Rights Agenda"
Virginia Parks (University of Chicago)
10:00-11:00 AM: "'Who sows hunger, reaps rage': Precarious Labor and Popular Indignation in Bosnia-Herzegovina"
Larisa Kurtovic (Cornell University)
11:00-11:10 AM: Break
11:10 AM-12:10 PM: "The Arab 99 Percent: Fiscal Crisis, Inequality, and the Roots of Revolt in the Modern Middle East"
Pete Moore (Case Western Reserve University)
1:00-2:30 PM: "Curriculum Showcase 1: Teaching Inequality in the Social Studies/History Classroom"
Kayla Vigil Nuguid, Michel Nowak, Bill Singerman, Meghan Thomas
2:30-2:45 PM: "Museum Campus South: Resources for Students and Educators"
Bonnie DeShong (DuSable Museum of African American History)
2:45-3:00 PM: Break
3:00-4:00 PM: "Some More Equal Than Others: The Origins of Inequality in the Ancient Near East"
Samuel Harris (University of Chicago)
4:30 PM: Optional Activity
Guided tour with Samuel Harris at the Oriental Institute Museum on the social complexity and inequality in the ancient world. Pre-registration required.