Friday, September 26, 2008

Hagley Research Seminar Series

Here, belatedly, is the schedule for the Hagley Research Seminar Series for 2008-09. The series meets on Thursday evenings at 6 PM at the Hagley Museum and Library in Greenville, Delaware, about four miles from downtown Wilmington. Papers are works in progress circulated in advance to conference participants. For more information, contact Carol Lockman at

September 18, 2008
Janice Trafley, Bucknell University: "Courting Women Stockholders: Brokers' Marketing Practices in the 1950s and 1960s and the Democratization of the Stcok Market"

October 23, 2008
Mansel Blackford, Ohio State University: "Fishing and Over Fishing, 1976-2006: American Experiences in Global Perspective"

February 12, 2009
Shane Hamilton, University of Georgia: "Supermarkets, Monopsony Power, and the American Century"

March 12, 2009
Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University: "Shirtsleeve Religuon: Business and the Post-War Industrial Chaplain Movement"

April 16, 2009
Ross Thomson, University of Vermont: "The Continuity of Wartime Innovation: The Civil War Experience"