Growing Apart: The Political History of Inequality

What are the driving forces behind American inequality?  This panel draws on the web resource Growing Apart and explores the political history of American inequality. Colin Gordon (University of Iowa) will provide an overview; John Schmitt (Center for Economic and Policy Research) and Lisa Levenstein (UNC-Greensboro) will offer response and comments.

Laboring Big Data: A Workshop on Digital Methods for Labor and Working Class History

Over the last two decades, digital technologies have transformed the way we research, teach, write, and preserve history. Although labor and social historians were early leaders in the use of the web to present historical sources and interpretations, they have been less visible in the recent turn to “digital humanities.” Organized around case studies, this […]