The Havens Center Visiting Speakers Program presents Sam Gindin, lecturing on “The Myth of American Decline”. Gindin’s writings focus on the auto industry, the crisis in organized labour in Canada and the U.S., and the political economy of American capitalism. This is at 4pm in room 206 Ingraham, 1155 Observatory Drive, on the UW Campus. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 262-1420.
This afternoon is a free public lecture titled “From Folklore to History to Policy: How a Song was Sung and a People Came to Be,” by Nicholas C.P. Vrooman, Montana Tribal Languages Preservation Project. This is at 4pm at 1313 Sterling Hall, 475 North Charter Street. For more info, call Jamie at 608-262-3956.
Tonight is “Impressions on a Trip to Eastern Cuba,” a talk with Alberto Vargas, Associate Director of the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program at UW-Madison, and Jon Heinrich, Madison-Camagüey Sister City Association. This free event is at 7pm in Room 301 of Madison Central Library, 201 West Mifflin. For more info, call 238-2580.