2012-2013 Newberry Seminar in Labor History

2012-2013 Seminars

Friday, September 21, 2012
Labor History Seminar
“Edge of Endurance: Mexican Migrant Workers and the Making of a North American Working Class, 1880-1945”Josef Barton, Northwestern University
Friday, October 26, 2012
Labor History Seminar
“‘Machines Work, Secretaries Think’: Sex Equality Law, the Comparable Worth Movement, and the Problem of Skill in Postwar Office Work”Katherine Turk, University of Texas at Dallas
Friday, November 16, 2012
Labor History Seminar
“The National War Labor Board of World War II: A Re-Interpretation”Ron Schatz, Wesleyan University
Friday, December 7, 2012
Labor History Seminar
“The Base of the Empire: Chicago’s Teamsters Local 743 and Montgomery Ward”Liesl Orenic, Dominican University
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Labor History Seminar
“From the Hook to the Box: How Longshore Unions in the San Francisco Bay Area and Durban Survived the Container”Peter Cole, Western Illinois University
Friday, February 22, 2013
Labor History Seminar
“’This very troublesome business’: The Struggle for Control of Charleston’s Waterfront Workforce”Michael Thompson, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Friday, March 22, 2013
Labor History Seminar
“A. Philip Randolph & the World: The Politics of Black Anticolonialism, Antifascism, & Anticommunism”Eric Arnesen, George Washington University
Friday, April 19, 2013
Labor History Seminar
CANCELLED
“’A Precedent Worth Setting’: The U.S. Military and Humanitarian Operations”Jana Lipman, Tulane University