On Sunday, November 17 at Noon Dr. Robert Ross, Professor of Sociology at Clark University will speak on Contemporary Boycott Movements: What Works and Why?. Mr. Ross is a scholar and activist wh has written extensively on sweatshop labor and boycott movements against sweatshops. The event will take place in the Chapel of the First Unitarian Universalist Church where an exhibit of almost 60 posters from various boycott campaigns over the last 50 years are on display. A gallery guide offers lots of interesting information about the posters and the campaigns.
An exhibit of 61 posters from various boycott campaigns
On Monday, November 11 at 7:15pm Mr. Michael Langa will speak about the campaign to end apartheid in South Africa. He wil speak both about the boycott campaign that played a large role in ending apartheid and about the Truth and Reconcilliation process that took place afterwards. Mr.
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) have created a traveling poster exhibition highlighting diverse historical boycott movements from the 1950s to the present. "Boycott!
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