Presentations

Presentations / June 14, 2022

2022 April: “The Crisis of Contingency and the Erosion of Research,” Scholarly Work and the Work of Scholarship in an Era of Contingency, OAH Boston

With contingent faculty now making up almost three-quarters of higher education’s academic workforce, the teacher/scholar model has broken down. Most contingent historians engage actively as scholars, but they do so with little support from scholarly institutions. This session examines the impact of the academic…

Presentations / April 30, 2018

2018 May: “Fragmented Archives: Northeastern Millworkers and Puerto Rican Needleworkers in the Same Industry, Different Collections,” Association for the Study of Connecticut History

Fragmented Archives: Northeastern Millworkers and Puerto Rican Needleworkers in the Same Industry, Different Collections,” Association for the Study of Connecticut History, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT A chance conversation with a colleague led to the realization that Puerto Rican women migrated to the Northeast in…

Presentations / April 30, 2017

2017 June: “Working the Exemptions: Puerto Rican Needleworkers, Pliable Citizenship, and a Scaffolding for Neoliberalism,” LAWCHA, University of Washington

2017 June: Labor and Working-Class History Association Conference (LAWCHA), University of Washington, Seattle Presented my paper, “Working the Exemptions: Puerto Rican Needleworkers, Pliable Citizenship, and a Scaffolding for Neoliberalism.”  An outstanding event that brought together scholars from wide-ranging fields, union leaders, worker activists, and adjunct/contingent…

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