Lectures

Events 1994

All lectures are open to the public. Please RSVP by email or phone (202.387.3355).

When the Other Half Dressed Up: The Meanings of Working-Class Dandyism in Antebellum America

December 15, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jonathan Prude, Emory University

Free Markets and the Law of Essential Value

November 29, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Michael O'Malley, George Mason University

United Germany: Nation-Building and Social Integration

November 17, 1994
8th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: M. Rainer Lepsius, University of Heidelberg

Women Forgotten: Homelessness in the Great Depression

November 09, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Elaine S. Abelson, New School for Social Research

Producing a Consumer Culture: Women in the American Beauty Industry

October 31, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Kathy Peiss, University of Massachusetts

Some Thoughts on Crime and Punishment in American History

October 20, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Lawrence M. Friedman, Stanford University

George McGovern and Food for Peace

October 05, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Thomas J. Knock, Southern Methodist University

The Bourgeois City within the Age of German Urbanization

May 25, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Brian Ladd, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Reclaiming the Reputation of the Gilded Age and Progressive City: American Urbanization, 1865-1920

May 17, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Roger Lotchin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Imperial German Economy in Comparative Perspective

May 09, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Kenneth D. Barkin, University of California at Riverside

The Imperial German Economy in Comparative Perspective

May 09, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Kenneth D. Barkin, University of California at Riverside

Government Policy and the Organization of Enterprise in Germany and the United States, 1870-1914

May 03, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Naomi Lamoreaux, Brown University

Gender and the Development of the American Welfare State in the Progressive Era: Maternalism Reconsidered

April 07, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Sonya A. Michel, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Social Reform and Sexual Politics: The Making of the Social Welfare State in Germany After 1871

March 16, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Kathleen Canning, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

What Happened to American Individualism? The Ideological Crisis of the Gilded Age and Its Consequences for the Twentieth Century

March 09, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Olivier Zunz, University of Virginia

Multiculturalism and Modernity: Reflections on the Place of Kultur in the Tradition of German Nationalism, 1870-1914

March 03, 1994
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1994 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Helmut Smith, Vanderbilt University