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Critical Political Economy Seminar

October 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Shennette Garrett-Scott headshot“Political Economy Against the Grain”

Shennette Garrett-Scott
Associate Professor of History and African American Studies
University of Mississippi

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
4:00-5:00 PM

Zoom Information:
Meeting ID: 995 3159 1155
Passcode: 999408

Professor Shennette Garrett-Scott is a historian of gender, race, and capitalism. Her first book, Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance before the New Deal (Columbia University Press, 2019) received the Darlene Clark Hine award from the Organization of American Historians and the Letitia Woods Brown Book Prize from the Association of Black Women Historians. This event is sponsored by the Harvey Goldberg Center of the Department of History.

The event will consist of a conversation between Paige Glotzer and Dr. Garrett-Scott followed by an audience Q&A.

It is recommended that audience members read chapter two of Banking on Freedom, available as an e-book through the UW Library.

Future Critical Political Economy Seminars

All will take place on Zoom from 4:00-5:00 PM Central. The paper is precirculated a week in advance on the seminar’s listserv. To join the listserv or receive a copy of the paper, please email Paige Glotzer or Daniel Stolz.

The recurring zoom link for the meeting:

  • October 28th: Workshop: Pre-Circulated Paper by Devin Kennedy (UW-Madison)
  • November 18th: Workshop: Pre-Circulated Paper by Gregg Mitman (UW-Madison)
  • December 9th: Workshop: Pre-Circulated Paper by James Meadows (UW-Madison)


October 7, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Madison, WI United States