This event officially inaugurates the 2021 Pop-Up Institute: “Beyond the Future of Work: New Paradigms for Addressing Global Inequality.” After opening remarks on the urgent need to rethink work and… Continue reading OPENING & KEYNOTE ROUNDTABLE
Leading advocates for workers in a variety of formal and informal sectors – from care work and construction to digital platforms and the arts – compare the challenges they see… Continue reading KEYNOTE ROUNDTABLE: Worker Advocacy Organizations & the Future of Work
Sarita Gupta, nationally recognized leader on labor and economic justice, will present a keynote lecture, followed by a conversation with UT Austin faculty representatives of each of our five research… Continue reading KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Sarita Gupta: Workers at the Center: Reimagining the Future of Work
Please join us for this second public watch party of the “Electric Dreams” episode, Autofac, immediately preceding our 6:30 pm discussion with celebrated cyberpunk writer and UT graduate Bruce Sterling… Continue reading Autofac: Screening and Viewing Party II
This panel takes the Future of Work conversation beyond the bromides of today by meditating on yesterday’s visions of our future, as encapsulated by Philip K. Dick’s classic science fiction… Continue reading Autofac, Science Fiction and the Future of Work: A Conversation with Bruce Sterling
The movement of peoples across the globe for work, livelihoods, trade, and cultural exchange has been a constant in human history. This panel explores comparative forms of labor migration across… Continue reading “Heroes” of the Global South: Labor Migration in Comparative Perspective
Focusing on the non-economic and public benefits of the arts and humanities on campuses and in the community, we raise questions about the future of this work. Part I Charlie… Continue reading For Love and Money: The Future of the Arts and Humanities Now!