Work and Working People in Connecticut
Association for the Study of Connecticut History
Fall Conference
November 1, 2014
CAPITAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, HARTFORD

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REGISTRATION | 8:30-9:15 am
PLENARY SESSION | 9:15 -10:30 am

Welcome by ASCH President Nancy Steenburg
Welcome to Capital Community College by Professor Jeffrey Partridge, Chair of Humanities
ASCH Awards Presentations by Peter Hinks
Keynote Address: Jeremy Brecher
Connecticut Labor History From Below

MORNING CONCURRENT SESSIONS | 10:45 am-12:15 pm

Remembering New England’s Federalist Gadflies
at the Bicentennial of the Hartford Convention

(convened at the Old State House. Site of the Convention in Dec. 1814)
Steve Park, Rebecca Taber-Conover, and Paul Velardi

Gathering and Teaching Local Labor History
The Greater New Haven Labor History Association
Joan Cavanagh (GNHLHA Archivist and Director), "The Greater New Haven Labor Association: 
Its Origins, Its Community Outreach, Its Archives, and Its Exhibits"

Steve Kass (retired New Haven teacher), "Teaching Labor History: A Curriculum Project"

Lula White (retired New Haven History teacher), "Oral History: Teaching Students to Interview Mentors"
Troy Rondinone (Southern Connecticut State University), "Middle School Students Research Their Families' Job History"

LUNCH | 12:15-1:30 pm
AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS | 1:30-3:00 pm

Factory Workers in Distant Seas
Deborah Donovan, "Connecticut Workers in the Antarctic: Seals, Whales, Penguins"
Jason Mancini, "Indian Mariners Out of New London"
Women Working and Leading in Many Spheres
Steve Thornton, "Connecticut Factory Women: Unions and Liberation" Anthony Riccio, "Toil and Triumph: Italian-American Women in New Haven's Sweatshops" Rebecca Edwards, "To Teach the Deaf: Hearing and Deaf Teachers in Antebellum Connecticut"
Workers' Lives in Struggle and Song
Anson Smith, "The 1936 Remington-Rand Strike and the Battle for the Public Mind"
Rick Spencer, "On the Job: Historic Songs of American Work and Trades"
CLOSING RECEPTION | 3:00-3:30 pm
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For more information, contact joan@laborhistory.org.
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