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Exploring the Origins of Minimum Wage Laws in the United States, 1889-1909

Lecture hosted by the Department of History's Women's and Gender History research cluster. Presented by Kathryn Kish Sklar, distinguished professor of history at the State University of New York, Binghamton.

Feb 07, 2018
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM

1131 SS&H (Economics Gold Conference Room)

Kathryn Kish Sklar is the author of Catharine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity and Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work, and the editor of several collections of documents and essays in women's history. Her many honors and awards include fellowships with the Guggenheim foundation, the NEH, the National Humanities Center, the Woodrow Wilson Center, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral and Social Sciences at Stanford. She has won two Berkshire book prizes, many teaching prizes, and served as the president of the Pacific Coast branch of the AHA and as the Harmsworth professor at Oxford.

Co-sponsored by ISS.