Thursday, February 17, 2011

“Capitalism in Action!” Conference Materials Now Posted


The third graduate student conference on the History of American Capitalism at Harvard University—"Capitalism in Action!"—will take place March 3-5, 2011 in Barker Center at Harvard University. The keynote speaker will be T. J. Jackson Lears of Rutgers University. The full program and registration and other logistical information are now available on the conference website. Session topics include "Labor Power," "Business without Borders," "Capital's Advocates," "Unnatural Abundance," and "Legends of Capital." The "Study of Capitalism" program at Harvard University, which sponsors the conference, is directed by Professors Sven Beckert and Christine Desan and coordinated by Caitlin Rosenthal; information about this year's conference graduate student organizers can be found here.