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Iron workers, Chrysler Building, 1929. Charles Rivers Photograph Collection.

Schedule of Events

Tamiment Seminar in Labor & Social History

2005 - 2006 Schedule

October 6, 2005, 6:30-8:30
Leon Fink (University of Illinois at Chicago), "Dress Rehearsal for Globalization: The Seamen's Act of 1915." Commentator Thomas Heinrich (Baruch College)

November 14, 2005, 6:30-8:30
(originally scheduled for February 15, 2006)
Kenneth Fones-Wolf (West Virginia University), "How Do Craft Migrations Complicate Transnational Spaces: The Case of Glass." Commentator Joshua Freeman (Queens College, CUNY Graduate Center)

March 6, 2006, 5:00-7:00
Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner, Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution

David Rosner (Columbia University)
Gerald Markowitz (CUNY Graduate Center)
Daniel Hulsebosch (New York University School of Law)
David Rothman (Columbia University)
Daniel Walkowitz (New York University)

March 23, 2006 - CANCELLED
Manu Goswami (New York University), "Internationalist Itineraries: M.N. Roy and the Comintern." Commentator Marilyn Young (New York University)

April 11, 2006, 6:30-8:30
Sasha Disko (New York University), "Gender and Motorization in Weimar Germany." Commentator Atina Grossman (Cooper Union).

Location of Tamiment Seminar in Labor & Social History

Seminars meet in the Tamiment Library's conference room located on the 10th floor of New York University's Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y. 10012.

Papers / Additional Information

All papers are pre-circulated. To receive a copy of a paper, or for more information, contact Michael Nash, Director, Tamiment Library,; 212-998-2428.

Organizing Committee

Professor Daniel Walkowitz, New York University; Professor Molly Nolan, New York University; and Professor Brian Greenberg, Monmouth University.


The Tamiment Seminar is co-sponsored by the Labor and Working Class History Association.

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