‘In Praise of Sweatshops’ lecture


The third in the series of three Lectures on Liberty will be held on Thursday April 8 at the historic Granada Theater in downtown Emporia. The speaker will be Benjamin Powell, professor of economics from Suffolk University in Boston. The topic is “In Praise of Sweatshops.” The lecture is free and open to the public and begins at 7:00 pm.

The ESU Lectures on Liberty was conceived by Greg Schneider, professor of History at Emporia State University, to bring in important academics who support the idea of research and scholarship on critical issues regarding liberty in American history. The lecture series is underwritten by the Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation in Wichita.

For more information, contact Dr. Schneider, gschneid@emporia.edu, 620-341-5565.

The Granada Theater is at 807 Commercial Street in downtown Emporia. Google maps shows that from Central and Rock Road in Wichita, it’s a 84 mile drive that should take one hour and 22 minutes. Click here for the Google map with driving directions.


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