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Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 402, JW Marriott

Writing about Labor

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Program arranged by the forum GS Nonfiction Prose. Presiding: Howard Horwitz, Univ. of Utah

1. “Pleasure, Idleness, and the Definition of Labor in Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor,” Elizabeth Coggin Womack, Penn State Univ., Brandywine

2. “Neo-homesteading: Domestic Production and the Contradictions of Post–Wage Labor,” Alison Shonkwiler, Rhode Island Coll.

3. “Reading Writing about Indentured Labor,” Nienke Boer, New York Univ.

4. “Jobs, Degrees, and Inequality,” Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

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