Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Conference: “Beyond the New Deal Order”

"Beyond the New Deal Order" will meet at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on September 24-26, 2015, with the goal of re-examining the scholarship in The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order, 1930-1980, edited by Gary Gerstle and Steve Fraser and published in 1989. According to the organizers,
Our conference, “Beyond the New Deal Order,” draws upon the new ways of thinking about politics, ideas, economy, gender, race and ethnicity, and the U.S. role in the world that have emerged in recent historical scholarship to interrogate the foundational suppositions put forward by Fraser, Gerstle and their co-authors more than a quarter century ago.  
In addition to Gerstle and Fraser, participants include--among many others--Jennifer Armiger, Eileen Boris, Angus Burgin, Jefferson Cowie, Meg Jacobs, Jennifer Klein, Nelson Lichtenstein, William Novak, Alice O'Connor, Ellen Shermer, David Stebenne, Thomas Sugrue, and Mark Wilson. The conference program is available here.
     The conference is hosted by the Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. For more details about the meeting, please see the conference website.