Saturday, November 14, 2009
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
The Newberry Library, Ruggles Hall
Saturday New Book Symposium: Consumers—The Unknown Social Movement
Debating Lawrence Glickman's, Buying Power: A History of Consumer Activism in America (University of Chicago Press, 2009).
Featuring author Lawrence Glickman, University of South Carolina
Greeting and Introduction: Leon Fink, University of Illinois at Chicago
Commentators: Nan Enstad, University of Wisconsin Madison; Adam Green, University of Chicago; Susan Levine, University of Illinois at Chicago; Nancy MacLean, Northwestern University; and Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland
Unlike other seminar meetings, during the Saturday symposium, seminar participants discuss a recently published book. Copies of Buying Power will be available for purchase in the Newberry Library’s A.C. McClurg Bookstore. Seminar attendees may also request a copy of the book’s introduction by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunch will be provided for everyone who RSVPs to the seminar before November 6, 2009, so please do let us know if you plan to attend. If you do not RSVP by November 6, we will not be able to provide lunch.
Please e-mail Heather Radke at email@example.com,or if you plan to attend.
The Newberry Library Seminar in Labor History
Co-sponsored by the History Departments of Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Labor and Working Class History Association
Scholl Center for
American History and Culture
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago IL 60610
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