Occupy Wall Street Forum at Molloy College - The Meaning, The Movement, The Controversy

On Wednesday, November 16th, Molloy College will host a forum on Occupy Wall Street that seeks to throw light on the social, moral, and political significance of the movement in the context of the current economic crisis that the country is experiencing. The event will take place in the Hays Theater at 6:30pm and all members of the community are warmly invited to participate.

6:30-6:45pm: "Snapshots from an Occupation." Photo show of images from Wall Street street set to traditional and contemporary protest music.

6:45-8:30pm: Forum on Occupy Wall Street
Moderator: Edward J. Thompson, J.D., Vice-President for Advancement, Molloy College

Speakers:
Michael S. Russo, Dir., Molloy College Center for Social and Ethical Concerns
"Why We Protest: Youthful Voices from the Occupy Wall Street Movement"

Peter K. Fallon, Professor of Media Studies at Roosevelt University
"The Inevitability of Occupy Wall Street in a Global Context."

Thomas J. McNamara, Esq., Adjunct Instructor of Business Law at Molloy College, and Litigation Partner at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP,
"Capitalism as the Solution, Not the Problem."

At the end of the forum, there will be opportunity for members of the community to engage with the speakers and with each other about the important issues being raised. Those interested are also welcomed to join us after the forum for an informal continuation of the discussion off campus.

Date: November 16, 2011
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Hays Theater, Molloy College

 

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