News and Events

During the Spring 2020 semester, Capitalism Studies is pleased to sponsor on-campus talks by two visiting speakers:

On Monday, March 23, there will be a talk by Prof. Seth Garfield, of the University of Texas-Austin, author of In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region (Duke University Press, 2013).  Rowe 130, 4:00-5:15 PM, free and open to the public.

On Thursday, April 23, there will be a talk by Prof. Johanna Bockman, of George Mason University, author of Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism (Stanford University Press, 2011).  Denny 200, 1:00-2:15 PM, free and open to the public.


History of recent events sponsored by Capitalism Studies (Fall 2019):

On November 26, 2019, Prof. Andrew Gordon, Harvard University, gave a talk titled, "The Surprising Story of Self-Reliant Women in Japanese Economic Life, 1900-1950s" 

On November 7, 2019, history professor Elizabeth Herbin-Triant, of UMass Lowell, talked about her new book, Threatening Property: Race, Class, and Campaigns to Legislate Jim Crow Neighborhoods (University of North Carolina Press, 2019).  This talk was arranged by UNC Charlotte's Center for the Study of the New South.