Building on the long legacy of the Hagley Research Seminar, the Hagley Seminar on Business, Culture, and Politics features original and creative work in progress essays that make use of business history sources.
All seminars are held on Zoom between noon and 1:30 p.m. Eastern USA time. Seminars are based on a paper that is circulated in advance. Preregistration is required and space is limited. To find registration links as well as additional information on the seminars, please go to https://www.hagley.org/research/research-seminars. Questions may be sent to Carol Lockman, clockman@Hagley.org.
2023 Spring Research Seminar Series
February 22, noon-1:30
Moeko Yamazaki, University of Oregon
“Making the World on Time: The Vietnam War, Deregulation and the Birth of FedEx”
Comment: Marc Levinson, Independent Scholar
Angus McLeod, University of Pennsylvania
“Schools and Economic Development in Antebellum Texas”
Comment: John Majewski, University of California, Santa Barbara
May 3, noon-1:30
Brent Cebul, University of Pennsylvania
“Creating the Intern: Philanthropy, Universities, and the New Deal”
Comment: Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, Loyola University of Chicago