Program

The URPE 50th Anniversary Conference and Celebration will run from Thursday September 27th to Sunday September 30th. The conference will open with a reception on the evening of the 27th with programming running Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Events - including cocktail parties, a conference dinner and a benefit concert - will be held each evening.

Please note that this schedule may change

THURSDAY, September 27

4:00 – 6:00pm.  Registration Opens at the Umass Campus Center

8:00 – 10:00pm Opening Reception at the Red Barn (Hampshire College)

FRIDAY, September 28

8:00am                Registration starts in Campus Center

9:00 – 10:30        Session 1 (panels, roundtable, workshops)

10:30 – 11:00        Break 1 (Coffee/light refreshment provided)

11:00 – 12:30        Session 2 (panels, roundtable, workshops, etc.)

12:30 – 2:00        Lunch

2:00 – 3:45          Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) presentation by Sandy Darity (URPE conference programing will pause to facilitate attendance)

4:00 – 6:00         Roundtable Plenary 1. Radical Political Economy. What is it, and how do we present and promote it?

6:00 – 8:00         Dinner Break (attendees purchase own dinner)

8:00 – 10:00        Evening social and cultural event

SATURDAY, September 29

9:00 – 10:30        Session 3 (panels, roundtable, workshops)

10:30 – 11:00        Break 1 (Coffee/light refreshment provided)

11:00 – 12:30        Session 4 (panels, roundtable, workshops

12:30 – 2:00        Lunch (attendees can purchase lunch in the Campus Center where our sessions are)

2:00 – 3:30         Session 5 (panels, roundtable, workshops)

3:30 – 4:00         Break 2 (Coffee/light refreshment provided)

4:00 – 6:00         Roundtable Plenary 2. Fifty Years of URPE

6:00 – 8:00         Break. A bar will be open at the campus center.

8:00 – 10:00        Conference Dinner at Umass Campus Center

SUNDAY, September 30

9:00 – 10:30        Session 6 (panels, roundtable, workshops, etc.)

10:30 – 11:00       Break 1 (Coffee/light refreshment provided)

11:00 – 12:30        Session 6 (panels, roundtable, workshops, etc.)

12:30 – 1:30        Lunch (attendees can purchase lunch in the Campus Center where our sessions are)

1:30 – 3:30         Roundtable Plenary 3. Going Forward, for Radical Political Economy and URPE

The full conference program will be announced soon. If you would like to receive notification when the program is released, please fill out the form below.

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