U.S. History Workshop, Winter 2020

Winter Quarter Schedule

January 16: Nic Johnson, “Expecting Robert Lucas: Ambiguous Politics in Chicago Economics After the Death of Keynes”

January 30: Naama Maor, “‘Until I Die I Shall Plead for his Freedom’: Navigating the Maze of Juvenile Justice'”

February 13: Mariana Brandman, “Women of the Night: Feminist Comics Infiltrate Comedy Clubs and Cable Television, 1979-1993”

February 27: Natasha Zaretsky (University of Alabama at Birmingham), “Social Reproduction and the Paradox of 1970s Feminism”

March 5 (History Day): Andrew Seber, “Slaughterhouse Dreams: Mass Death in America’s Carnal Metropolis”

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U.S. History Workshop, Autumn 2019

Autumn Quarter Schedule

October 10: Alexander Hofmann, “The Afterlives of John Wilkes Booth”

October 24: Allison Robinson, “It made different human beings out of them”: Rehabilitation and Race-making through the Dolls of the Milwaukee Handicraft Project

November 7: Robert Suits, “A Fossil Republic: Human and Nonhuman Work in the American West, 1890-1930”

November 21: Thomas J. Adams, University of Sydney, “Labor Categorization and Class Politics in Postwar America” (co-sponsored with the History and Theory of Capitalism Workshop)

December 5: Gregory Montoya-Mora, “The Rule of Experts: The Rise of the Albuquerque Citizen’s Committee”

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