Canceled: After Work: Why Full Employment is a Bad Idea, or, What Is To Be Done When Work Disappears?

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Jonsson Performance Hall
Admission: Free
Season: 2013-14

Due to inclement weather and public safety concerns, our lecture scheduled for this evening, Thurs, Feb 6, has been canceled. 


James Livingston is Professor of History at Rutgers University, where he teaches modern American history.  He is the author of several books, that highlight his transition from being an economic historian to being an intellectual and cultural historian:  Origins of the Federal Reserve System (1986); Pragmatism and the Political Economy of Cultural Revolution, 1850-1940 (1994); Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy (2001); The World Turned Inside Out: American Thought and Culture at the End of the 20th Century (2009); and Against Thrift (2011).  His current work focuses on the meaning and centrality of the idea of work in American thought from World War II until the present.

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