News from UMass Lowell, April 11

04/11/2003
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April 7, 2003: A notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Communications and Marketing Office, (978) 934-3224. For more stories on UMass Lowell, visit www.uml.edu and click on NEWS.

 

What's in this issue:

Writer in Residence Performs Pieces of Her Work

Mexican Economist, Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva, To Speak On Child Labor in Mexico

 

 

Writer in Residence Performs Pieces of Her Work

 

When: Monday, April 14, at 2:30 p.m.

 

Where: 205 Coburn Hall, UMass Lowell South, Broadway Street, Lowell

 

What:

Elizabeth Cox, the Kerouac Writer in Residence for spring 2003, will read from her work on Monday, April 14 at 2:30 p.m. in Coburn Hall Room 205, UMass Lowell South on Broadway Street.

Cox is the author of three novels: Night Talk, The Ragged Way People Fall Out of Love and Familiar Ground. The reading is sponsored by the Department of English.

For information, contact Prof. Bill Roberts, (978) 934-2515.

 

Contact: Rick Sherburne, University Communications, (978) 934-3232

 

 

Mexican Economist, Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva, To Speak On Child Labor in Mexico

 

When: Tuesday, April 15, Noon-1:30 p.m.

 

Where: 500 O'Leary Library, UMass Lowell South, Wilder Street, Lowell

 

What:

Economist Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva from the Universidad de las Americas (UDLA) in Puebla, Mexico and the Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City will speak about his research on child labor in Mexico on Tuesday, April 15 at noon in Room 500 O'Leary Library on UMass Lowell's South Campus.

Dr. Lopez-Calva's research looks particularly at the impact of community level cultural and behavioral rules/norms on individual household decision-making about child

labor.

For information, contact Prof. Chris Tilly, (978) 934-2796 or Chris_Tilly@UML.edu.

 

Contact: Rick Sherburne, University Communications, (978) 934-3232