2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in Labor History | Newberry

2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in Labor History

2014-2015 Seminars

Friday, September 12, 2014
Labor History Seminar
“Providing Jobs, Disciplining Workers: Unemployment and Work Relief in Depression-Era Chile” Angela Vergara, California State University Los Angeles Respondents: Chris Boyer, University of Illinois at Chicago; Carmen Kordick, Roosevelt University
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Labor History Seminar
The Myth of Liberal Ascendency: Corporate Dominance from the Great Depression to the Great Recession, G. William Domhoff
The Newberry Labor History Seminar Book Symposium celebrates recent work in the field of Labor History with a day of rigorous discussion.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Labor History Seminar
“Waiting is the Hardest Part: Adult Film at the Point of Production” Heather Berg, University of California Santa Barbara Respondents: Jennifer Brier, University of Illinois at Chicago; Cynthia Blair, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, January 30, 2015
Labor History Seminar
“This Dastardly Act’: San Francisco’s 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing” Jeffrey Johnson, Providence College Respondents: Peter Cole, Western Illinois University; Kevin Boyle, Northwestern University
Friday, February 13, 2015
Labor History Seminar
Not by the Hand of Clark Kerr: The Pacific Coast School for Workers and the Origins of Industrial Relations in the Multiversity Tobias Higbie, University of California, Los Angeles Respondents: James Barrett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; James Schmidt, Northern Illinois University
Friday, March 6, 2015
Labor History Seminar
“Dropping Dead: Teachers, the New York City Fiscal Crisis, and Austerity” Jon Shelton, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Respondents: Jerald Podair, Lawrence University; Elizabeth Todd-Breland, University of Illinois at Chicago