UIC Jewish Studies Public Lecture on the Chicago Garment Workers Strike: “Compassionate Capitalism?”

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Where: Institute for the Humanities, 701 S. Morgan, Lower Level/Stevenson Hall, Chicago

What: The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) Jewish Studies Program will present a public lecture by Tobias Brinkmann, the Malvin and Lea Bank Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History at Penn State University. The subject is the relationship between Jewish garment workers in Chicago and their Jewish employers and is titled: “Compassionate Capitalism? A New Look at the 1910/11 Chicago Garment Workers Strike.” The public is invited.

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