Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Market Cultures Group NYC Announces Spring 2015 Schedule

Daniel Levinson Wilk has announced the schedule for the Spring 2015 season of the Market Cultures Group NYC:
Thursday, March 5, 6 pm
Heather R. Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Merchants Under Exclusion: Transnational Capital, Migrant Labor, and Chinese Restaurants in New York City, 1850-1943”
Comment by Louis Pechman, Pechman Law Group PLLC

Wednesday, March 18, 6 pm
Luca Petruzzellis, University of Bari Aldo Moro, and C. Samuel Craig, New York University “Separate but Together: Mediterranean Identity in Three Countries”
Comment by Shawn Grain Carter, Fashion Institute of Technology

Monday, April 6, 6 pm
Richard John, Columbia School of Journalism
“Anti-Monopoly: An American History”
Comment by Mary Pilon, author of The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game 
All seminars are at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Attendees should enter at the Feldman (C) lobby on the north side of 27th Street, halfway between Seventh and Eighth Avenues and bring a photo ID. Please email danlw@fitnyc.edu to RSVP and to request precirculated papers, which will be available a week or two before each seminar.