History@Work

The Higgins Labor Program proudly inaugurates a new lecture series, History@Work, a platform for leading scholars to address compelling contemporary labor questions within historical context.

Look for news of upcoming lectures in the History@Work series soon!

Past features have included: 

Heath W. Carter, "Labor & the Churches"  

Heath W. Carter is Assistant Professor of History at Valparaiso University and author of Union Made: Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago (2015, Oxford University Press), "a brilliantly researched, vividly written, and unfailingly wise work of history that transforms our conception of the Social Gospel," as Georgetown Professor of History Michael Kazin puts it.