Building on the 30-year legacy of the Hagley Research seminar, the Hagley Seminar on Business, Culture, and Politics features original and creative work in progress essays that make use of business history sources.
All seminars are held on Zoom between noon and 1:30 p.m. Eastern USA time. Seminars are based on a paper that is circulated in advance. Preregistration is required and space is limited. To find registration links as well as additional information on the seminars, please go to https://www.hagley.org/research/research-seminars. Questions may be sent to Carol Lockman, clockman@Hagley.org.
2022 Spring Seminar series
February 23, noon-1:30
Kelly Goodman, West Chester University, “’Let’s Freeze Government Too’: The Business Campaign for Tax Limitation”
Comment: Ben Waterhouse, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
March 23, noon-1:30
Dylan Gottlieb, Hagley Library NEH Fellow, “Good Taste: Yuppie Gourmet Culture in the Age of Inequality”
Comment: Amy Bentley, New York University
April 20, noon-1:30
Karen Mahar, Sienna College, “Eugenics and the Creation of the Business Executive, 1900-1920”
Comment: Wendy Gamber, Indiana University
May 18, noon-1:30
Salem Elzway, University of Michigan, “Marxist Manipulators: Robots on the Line at Lordstown”
Comment: Nelson Lichtenstein, University of California, Santa Barbara