FALL 2021 SCHEDULE

Workshops will be held on Wednesdays via Zoom, from 4:30 to 6:00 PM

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FALL 2021 SCHEDULE
Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00 PM CST

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OCTOBER 6
Benjamin Fong | Honors Faculty Fellow, Arizona State University
“Introduction,” Drugs in the History of American Capitalism

NOVEMBER 3
Eduardo Terra Romero | PhD Student in History, University of Chicago
“Volcker Shock: The US and the IMF in an Era of Transition.”

**NOVEMBER 17**
Cohosted with Harvard Political Economy and Modern Capitalism, 11am-12:30pm

Kevin O’Rourke | Professor of Economics, New York University at Abu Dhabi
“Coal and Trade in the European Industrial Revolution.”

NOVEMBER 24
Yaniv Ron-El | PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Chicago
“Can the consumers unite? Exploring collective identities as a mobilizing force for individuals in the American consumer movement, 1965-1980.”

DECEMBER 1
Jonny Bunning | Harper-Schmidt Fellow and a Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
“Human Capital Depleted: Hollywood, Taxation, and the Lay Politics of Embodied Earning Power, 1935-1972”

Refreshments will be served at all events, which are free and open to the public. If you require assistance or have any questions, please contact Lucas Pinheiro (lucaspinheiro@uchicago.edu)