2010-2011 Newberry Seminar in Labor History

2010-2011 Seminars

Friday, September 24, 2010
“The Problem of Waged Labor”Robert J. Steinfeld, University of Buffalo
Friday, October 15, 2010
“Boston’s ‘Black Abolitionists’ and the Radical Reconstruction of the Deep North”Stephen Kantrowitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Saturday, November 13, 2010
The Union of Their Dreams: Power, Hope, and Struggle in Cesar Chavez’s Farm Worker Movement (Bloomsbury, 2009)Featuring author Miriam Pawel
Friday, January 21, 2011
“Transforming Chicago’s Industrial Periphery: The Early Development of Chicago Heights, East Chicago and Waukegan”Tamsen Anderson, DePaul University
Friday, February 18, 2011
“ ‘Nothing but Union Men’: A Black and White Workers Alliance in Industrializing Chicago”Margaret Garb, Washington University
Friday, March 25, 2011
“Land, Labor and Production in the Chilean Wine Industry”Angela Vergara, California State University, Los Angeles
Friday, April 15, 2011
“The Acid Attack on Victor Riesel and the Racketeer Menace in Cold War America”David Witwer, Penn State Harrisburg