2010-2011 Newberry Seminar in Labor History

2010-2011 Seminars

Friday, September 24, 2010
Labor History Seminar: Robert Steinfeld, University of Buffalo

“The Problem of Waged Labor
Robert J. Steinfeld, University of Buffalo

Friday, October 15, 2010
Labor History Seminar: Stephen Kantrowitz, University of Wisconsin

“Boston’s ‘Black Abolitionists’ and the Radical Reconstruction of the Deep North”
Stephen Kantrowitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Saturday, November 13, 2010
Labor History Seminar, New Book Symposium: Miriam Pawel

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
Labor History Seminar: Tamsen Anderson, DePaul University

“Transforming Chicago’s Industrial Periphery: The Early Development of Chicago Heights, East Chicago and Waukegan
Tamsen Anderson, DePaul University

Friday, February 18, 2011
Labor History Seminar: Margaret Garb, Washington University

“ ‘Nothing but Union Men’: A Black and White Workers Alliance in Industrializing Chicago”
Margaret Garb, Washington University

Friday, March 25, 2011
Labor History Seminar: Angela Vergara, California State University

“Land, Labor and Production in the Chilean Wine Industry
Angela Vergara, California State University, Los Angeles

Friday, April 15, 2011
Labor History Seminar: David Witwer, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

“The Acid Attack on Victor Riesel and the Racketeer Menace in Cold War America
David Witwer, Penn State Harrisburg