2011-2012 Newberry Seminar in Labor History

2011-2012 Seminars

Friday, October 14, 2011
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar: Sarah Rose, University of Texas, and Joshua Salzmann, University of Illinois

“Bionic Ballplayers: The Contractual Construction of Fitness in Major League Baseball, 1964- 2007
Sarah Rose, University of Texas at Arlington and Joshua Salzmann, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, November 4, 2011
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar: Colin Davis, University of Alabama at Birmingham

“Transatlantic Women: Fishermen’s Wives’ Organizations in Gloucester and Hull
Colin Davis, University Of Alabama at Birmingham

Friday, December 2, 2011
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar: James Wolfinger, DePaul University

“ ‘It Was Nothing Short of War’: Street Railways and the Spread of Class Conflict in Early Twentieth Century Philadelphia
James Wolfinger, DePaul University

Saturday, January 21, 2012
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar, New Book Symposium: Joseph McCartin, Georgetown University

Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America (Oxford University Press, 2011)
Featuring Author Joseph McCartin, Georgetown University

Friday, February 3, 2012
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar: Heath Carter, University of Notre Dame

“Union Made: Working People and the Rise of the Social Gospel in Turn of the Century Chicago
Heath Carter, University of Notre Dame

Friday, March 16, 2012
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar: Susan Pearson, Northwestern University

“Documentary Proof: Evidence of Age and the Campaign Against Child Labor in the United States

Susan Pearson, Northwestern University

Friday, April 13, 2012
Labor History Seminar
Labor History Seminar: Toby Higbie, University of California, Los Angeles

The School of Hard Knocks: Learning, Living and the Politics of Working Class Knowledge
Tobias Higbie, University Of California, Los Angeles