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John P. Calagione


Center for Worker Education



25 Broadway 7-64

p: (212) 925-6625 x236

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     John P. Calagione became an adjunct lecturer at CWE in 1989 and has been a member of the full-time advising staff since 1994. He has a BA with a concentration in folklore from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and an MA in Anthropology from Princeton University. He did further graduate work at the University of Chicago and conducted research on immigrant workers in the building trades in New York City. He is the co-editor of the book Workers' Expressions; Beyond Accommodation and Resistance. John teaches courses in anthropology, including Urban Anthropology, Colonialism and Culture; Literacy, Culture, and Power; Culture, Power, and Knowledge; Music, Performance, and Social Narrative; and Monuments, Museums and Memorials. As an advisor, John works closely with those students interested in graduate study. He coordinates the study abroad program at the University of Puerto Rico. John is also a member of the CWE Curriculum Committee and the Core Social Science Committee, works on the Center's Labor outreach, and coordinates the concentration in Developmental Disabilities.

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