2011-2012 Newberry Seminar in Labor History

2011-2012 Seminars

Friday, October 14, 2011
Labor History Seminar
“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
“Transatlantic Women: Fishermen’s Wives’ Organizations in Gloucester and Hull”Colin Davis, University Of Alabama at Birmingham
Friday, December 2, 2011
Labor History Seminar
“ ‘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
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
“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
“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
“The School of Hard Knocks: Learning, Living and the Politics of Working Class Knowledge”Tobias Higbie, University Of California, Los Angeles