Conference Services

Capitalism Hits the Fan

April 23, 2014 to April 24, 2014
USM Portland Campus

Capitalism Hits the Fan

"Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Personal and Societal Effects of the 2008 Economic Crisis." A two-day event featuring lectures by economist Richard Wolff and psychotherapist/journalist Dr. Harriet Fraad.

Richard Wolff lecture:

Richard Wolff"Capitalism Hit the Fan, So Now What? Economic Democracy and America’s Future."
Wednesday, April 23, 7:00-9:00 pm
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall
University of Southern Maine, Portland campus


Harriet Fraad lecture:

Harriet Fraad"The Great Recession’s Hurricane Swath Through Intimate Life: Social and Personal Transformation in the U.S. Since the 2008 Economic Crisis."
Thursday, April 24, 12:00-1:30 pm
University Events Room, Glickman Family Library
University of Southern Maine, Portland campus


Both lectures are free and open to the public. 

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