Calendar

E.g., 10/01/2014
E.g., 10/01/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
Andrew Baer, Northwestern University and Devin Hunter, Loyola University Chicago

2:30pm-4:30pm

“We Cannot Have Guardians that Have to be Guarded”: Freedom, Denial, and the Elusive Nature of Justice in the Chicago Police Torture Cases.”
Andrew Baer, Northwestern University
“‘New Leftists, Poverty Warriors, and Rebel Nuns: Sixties Activists in a Community on the Brink.”
Devin Hunter, Loyola University Chicago

Friday, October 10, 2014
History of Capitalism Seminar
History of Capitalism Seminar Book Group : Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil, Timothy Mitchell

The History of Capitalism Seminar Book Group will meet twice this year to discuss recent publications in the history of capitalism.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Seminar in British History
Zak Leonard, University of Chicago

3-5 pm

Zak Leonard, University of Chicago
“Beyond the Census: Colonial Ethnography on India’s North-West Frontier”

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar New Book Symposium : The Myth of Liberal Ascendency: Corporate Dominance from the Great Depression to the Great Recession, G. William Domhoff

11am-3pm

The Newberry Labor History Seminar Book Symposium celebrates recent work in the field of Labor History with a day of rigorous discussion.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
American Literature Seminar
Theodore Martin, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

5-7 pm

“Survival Skills, or, Work and Plague”
Theodore Martin, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Friday, October 24, 2014
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
Maggie Cao, Columbia University and Erin Pauwels, Indiana University

2-5 pm

“Bierstadt’s Butterflies and the End of Landscape”
Maggie Cao, Columbia University

“Sarony, Muybridge and the Art of Motion Photography, 1865-1895”
Erin Pauwels, Indiana University
Respondent: Jennifer Greenhill, The University of Illinois

Friday, October 24, 2014
Women and Gender Seminar
Consumerism, Protest, and Underground Economies in African America

3-5 pm

Traci Parker, University of Chicago, “Rethinking Southern Sit-In Movements: Black Worker-Consumer Alliances and Constructing a Modern Black Middle Class”
Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach, Earlham College, “The Policy Game: Women and Gambling on Chicago’s South Side, 1930s.”
Commentator: Keona Ervin, University of Missouri