Cornell University

History Events

September 9 - 15, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Karl Polanyi: the History of Ideas and the History of Capitalism

Patrick Iber (History, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison) will present as part of the American Studies Fall Colloquium series, "The History of Capitalism: New...

Friday, September 14, 2018

Punishing the "Welfare Queen": Gender and the Roots of U.S. Mass Incarceration

This talk explores the origins in the 1970s of the “welfare queen,” the racialized caricature depicting poor mothers as lazy cheaters. Kohler-Hausmann...

September 9 - 15, 2018