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Title
Michael Zweig Papers

Collection Number
UA 2191

OCLC Number
In-process

Creator 
Michael Zweig,1944-

Provenance 
Donated by Michael Zweig in 2017.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
The collection is comprised of 5.3 linear ft. of: Michael Zweig's records for annual conferences held at Stony Brook University (How Class Works; Center for Study of Working Class Life); scholarship presented at conferences; correspondence; personal files; and papers related to his career created between 1968 and 2016. Subject coverage includes the working class, middle class, economics, social history, and Stony Brook University history.

Arrangement and Processing Note
The collection was processed by Kristen J. Nyitray  and Lynn Toscano in February 2017. Updated in June 2019.

The papers have been arranged in series order. 
Series 1: How Class Works
Series 2: Center for Study of Working Class Life
Series 3: Stony Brook University 

Language
English 

Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

Citation 
[Item], [Box], Michael Zweig Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note
Michael Zweig (1944- ) is Professor Emeritus, Economics and former Director of the Center for Study of Working Class Life at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is active in his union, United University Professions (AFT Local 2190), representing 35,000 faculty and professional staff throughout SUNY and has been elected to two terms on its state executive board. His books include What's Class Got to Do with It?: American Society in the Twenty-first Century, Religion and Economic Justice, and The Idea of a World University.

Selected Undergraduate Courses Taught:
Introduction to Economics
Marxist Political Economy
Labor Economics
Class Structure of the United States

Selected Publications:
"Six Points on Class," in Monthly Review, 58, 3, July-august 2006.
Executive Producer, "Meeting Face to Face: the Iraq-U.S. Labor Solidarity Tour."
"Class as a Question in Economics," in John Russo and Sherry Linkon (eds.)  New Working-Class Studies, Cornell University Press, 2005.
What's Class Got to Do with it? American Society in the Twenty-first Century, (editor) Cornell University Press, 2004.
The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret, Cornell University Press, 2000.
"Qualitative and Quantitative Methods: A New Design for Introductory Economics," (with William Dawes),  The American Economist, 44(2), Fall 2000.
"Teaching to Student Values in the Early Nineties," Review of Radical Political Economics, 1992.
Religion and Economic Justice, (editor) Temple University Press, 1991.

Awards:
State University Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991
President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991

Subjects
Zweig, Michael, -- 1942-
Working class -- United States.
Middle class -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Working class -- Political activity -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Economic history.
Social conditions.
Working class.
Working class -- Political activity.
United States.
Stony Brook University.
State universities and colleges.
Stony Brook (N.Y.)

I NVENTORY

Series Box Folder(s) Title
Series 1 Box 1 1-7
How Class Works: 2002
Series 1 Box 2 1
How Class Works: 2002, evaluations
Series 1 Box 2 2
How Class Works: 2002, plenary speakers
Series 1 Box 2 3
How Class Works: 2002, preparation
Series 1 Box 2 4
How Class Works: 2002, press
Series 1 Box 2 5-6
How Class Works: 2004
Series 1 Box 2 7
How Class Works: 2004, evaluations
Series 1 Box 2 8
How Class Works: 2004, plenary speakers
Series 1 Box 2 9
How Class Works: 2004, proposals
Series 1 Box 2 10
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, community
Series 1 Box 3 1
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, global
Series 1 Box 3 2
How Class Works: 2004, proposals. middle class, working class
Series 1 Box 3 3
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, miscellaneous
Series 1 Box 3 4
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, mosaic
Series 1 Box 3 5
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, pedagogy
Series 1 Box 3 6
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, power, social structure
Series 1 Box 3 7
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, public policy
Series 1 Box 3 8
How Class Works: 2004, proposals, representations
Series 1 Box 4 1-2
How Class Works: 2006
Series 1 Box 4 3-5
How Class Works: 2006, proposals
Series 1 Box 4 6
How Class Works: 2004, evaluations
Series 1 Box 4 7
How Class Works: 2004, John Milios
Series 1 Box 4 8
How Class Works: 2004, declined proposals
Series 1 Box 5 1
How Class Works: 2008
Series 1 Box 5 3
How Class Works: 2008, evaluations
Series 1 Box 5 4
How Class Works: 2008, proposals
Series 1 Box 5 5
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, class and community
Series 1 Box 5 6
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, class and culture
Series 1 Box 5 7
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, class in a global community
Series 1 Box 5 8
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, class, power, and social structure
Series 1 Box 5 9
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, class, public policy, and electoral politics
Series 1 Box 5 10
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, class, race, and gender
Series 1 Box 5 11
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, middle class, working class
Series 1 Box 5 12
How Class Works: 2008, proposals, pedagogy
Series 1 Box 5 13
How Class Works: 2008, National Labor College strategy session
Series 1 Box 5 14
How Class Works: 2008, Ted Allen Symposium
Series 1 Box 6 1-3
How Class Works: 2010
Series 1 Box 6 4
How Class Works: 2010, session chair reports
Series 1 Box 6 5
How Class Works: 2010, evaluations
Series 1 Box 7 1-4
How Class Works: 2012
Series 1 Box 7 5
How Class Works: 2012, budget
Series 1 Box 8 1
How Class Works: 2014
Series 1 Box 8 2
How Class Works: 2014, budget
Series 1 Box 8 3
How Class Works: 2014, evaluations
Series 1 Box 8 4
How Class Works: 2014, proposals
Series 1 Box 8 5
How Class Works: 2014, proposals, global
Series 1 Box 8 6
How Class Works: 2014, proposals, power and social structure
Series 1 Box 8 7
How Class Works: 2014, proposals, middle class and working class
Series 1 Box 8 8
How Class Works: 2014, proposals, poverty
Series 1 Box 8 9
How Class Works: 2014, proposals, public policy, electoral
Series 1 Box 8 10
How Class Works: 2014, proposals, race and gender
Series 1 Box 9 1
How Class Works: 2016
Series 1 Box 9 2
How Class Works: 2016, evaluations
Series 1 Box 9 3
How Class Works: 2016, plenary speakers
Series 1 Box 9 4
How Class Works: 2016, proposals
Series 1 Box 9 5
How Class Works: 2016, class, community, and the environment
Series 1 Box 9 6
How Class Works: 2016, class in a global community
Series 1 Box 9 7
How Class Works: 2016, class in an age of income inequality
Series 1 Box 9 8
How Class Works: 2016, class, power, and social structure
Series 1 Box 9 9
How Class Works: 2016, class, public policy, and electoral politics
Series 1 Box 9 10
How Class Works: 2016, middle class, working class
Series 1 Box 9 11
How Class Works: 2016, pedagogy of class
Series 1 Box 9 12
How Class Works: 2016, mosaic of class, race, and gender
Series 2 Box 10 1
Center for Study of Working Class Life: advisory board
Series 2 Box 10 2
Center for Study of Working Class Life: advisory board
Series 3 Box 10 3-4
Stony Brook University: cluster hire proposal (some closed documents)
Series 2 Box 10 5
Center for Study of Working Class Life: conference, Fiscal Crisis Through the Lens, March 2003
Series 2 Box 10 6
Center for Study of Working Class Life: conference, Unseen America Press, 2001
Series 3 Box 11 1
Stony Brook University: FAHSS Interdisciplinary Fund Grant grant proposal, 2012
Series 2 Box 11 2
Center for Study of Working Class Life: flyers and promotional materials
Series 2 Box 11 3
Center for Study of Working Class Life: founding
Series 2 Box 11 4
Center for Study of Working Class Life: graduate assistantship
Series 2 Box 11 5
Center for Study of Working Class Life: minor proposal
Series 2 Box 11 6-8
Center for Study of Working Class Life: NEH grant proposal, 2003
Series 2 Box 12 1-3
Center for Study of Working Class Life: NEH grant proposal, 2003
Series 2 Box 12 4
Center for Study of Working Class Life: Playback Theater
Series 2 Box 12 5
Center for Study of Working Class Life: Reverend William Barber, 2015
Series 2 Box 12 6
Center for Study of Working Class Life: Theodore Allen Scholarship
Series 3 Box 12 7
writngs and films by Michael Zweig
Series 2 Box 13 1-2
Center for Study of Working Class Life: correspondence
Series 2 Box 13 3
Center for Study of Working Class Life: correspondence, College of Arts and Sciences
Series 2 Box 13 4
Center for Study of Working Class Life: Working Class Studies Seminar
Series 3 Box 14 1
Stony Brook University: Affirmative Action
Series 3 Box 14 2
Stony Brook University: Black Students United, 1969
Series 3 Box 14 3
Stony Brook University: Chile, 1978
Series 3 Box 14 4
Stony Brook University: conference, Religion, the Economy and Social Justice, 1978
Series 3 Box 14 5-6
Stony Brook University: drug case, 1968-1969
Series 3 Box 14 6-8
Stony Brook University: Fred Dube
Series 3 Box 15 1-3
Stony Brook University: Fred Dube
Series 3 Box 15 4
Stony Brook University: Faculty Senate, 1968-196
Series 3 Box 15 5-6
Stony Brook University: Graduate School, 1968-1969
Series 3 Box 15 7-8
Stony Brook University: International Jewish Peace Union Teach-in, 1989
Series 3 Box 16 1
Stony Brook University: Israel Palestine Two-State Teach-in,1989, media
Series 3 Box 16 2
Stony Brook University: Israel Palestine Two-State Teach-in,1989, video documentation
Series 3 Box 16 3
Stony Brook University: Israel Palestine Two-State Teach-in,1989, grant
Series 3 Box 16 4
Stony Brook University: Israel Palestine Two-State Teach-in,1989, transcript
Series 3 Box 16 5-6
Stony Brook University: Israel Palestine Two-State Teach-in, 1989, program
Series 3 Box 16 8
Stony Brook University: strike, spring 1970
Series 3 Box 16 9
Stony Brook University: Three Days Self-Study, 1968
Series 3 Box 16 10
Stony Brook University: documents on the draft, Black Panthers, cafeteria strike, and United University Professions
Series 3 Box 16 11
Stony Brook University: drugs, 1968
Series 3 Box 16 12
Stony Brook University: Department of Defense
Series 3 Box 16 13
Stony Brook University: student and faculty issues, 1968-1970
Series 2 Box 17  
Center for Study of Working Class Life: flyers, posters, and promotional materials
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