SESSION F: FREELANCERS AND UNIONS IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

  • Nov 15, 2014 1:30–4:00PM

  • The New School
    Leadership Center (802)
    80 Fifth Avenue

The Future of Organized Labor in the
Digital Workplace: Reports from the Digital
Labor Group, Trent Cruz, Austin Walker,
and Jonathan Burston; Beyond Neoliberal
Seduction: Understanding ‘Labor’ from the
Perspective of Independent Professionals
in the Creative Industries, Karel Koch and
Joke Hermes; ACT-UAW Local 7902 at The
New School, Emily Barnett. Discussant
Jeffrey Goldfarb. Moderator: Florian Schmidt.

Speakers

  • Joke Hermes Professor of Media, Culture and Citizenship at Inholland University of Applied Sciences

  • Austin Walker Doctoral candidate at University of Western Ontario

  • Emily Barnett Painter and Printmaker and a Part-Time Assistant Teaching Professor at The New School

  • Florian Alexander Schmidt Researcher, journalist and designer

  • Trent Cruz Research Associate with the Digital Labor Group (DLG)

  • Karel Koch Associate professor for Media, Culture and Citizenship at Inholland University of Applied Sciences

  • Jonathan Burston Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario

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