Student Life Lecture board is pleased to announce
Barbara Ehrenreich, noted author, journalist and
social commentator, will deliver a lecture entitled
"Nickel and Dimed: Down and Out in America,"
Thursday, March 20, 2003 at 12 pm in
Recital Hall .
Ehrenreich is an award-winning political essayist,
columnist, and one of the nation's most insightful
social critics. Her scathing commentaries have
appeared in Time magazine, The Nation, Harper's,
Z Magazine and Mother Jones. She is a Guggenheim
Fellow and author of several books. "Nickel
and Dimed" is Ehrenreich's exploration of
how people live on the wages paid for unskilled
labor, and specifically how women forced into
the job market by welfare reform would be able
to survive on the $6-7 an-hour jobs generally
available to them.
Admission is free, but tickets are required.
Tickets are available at the Center for Student
Activities Ticket Window, Room 49, lower level
of the Oakland
Audio Interviews with Barbara Ehrenreich:
Online full text articles* by Barbara Ehrenreich:
Articles available in print in the OU Kresge
Transcripts of interviews with Barbara Ehrenreich:
Oakland University, Kresge Library
2200 N Squirrel Rd., Rochester, MI 48309
(248) 370 - 4426