DC Area Labor and Working-Class History Seminar

The Kalmanovitz Initiative partners with George Washington University to host the long-standing DC Area Labor and Working-Class History Seminar on the second Friday of every month when school is in session.  Since January 2021 we have been meeting online via Zoom. 

Forthcoming meetings:

  • Friday, November 12, 2021, 2:00pm – 4:00pm ET
    • Lara Vapnek, St. John’s University. “The Extra Hazardous Business of Being a Baby: Milk Depots during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era”
    • Ian Gavigan, Rutgers University. “Social Conflict and Political Change: Strikes, Socialists, and the Rise of the State Police, 1900-1920”
  • Friday, December 10, 2021, 4:00pm – 6:00pm ET
    • Hannah Forsyth, Australian Catholic University. “The embodied performance of professional work made virtue material and reshaped class conflict”
    • Michael Pearson, Australian Catholic University. ““The Worker Becomes the Boss”: Social Mobility and Motor Mechanics in the Second World War”

If you would like to attend the seminar please join the mailing list below. Please direct inquiries to Patrick Dixon at labor@georgetown.edu (new window).