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Jeremy Brecher – “Fifty Years of Doing History from Below”

March 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
American University, Battelle-Tompkins Atrium

The first lecture of the Humanities Truck Speaker Series:
Jeremy Brecher – “Fifty Years of Doing History from Below”

Join the Humanities Truck and Humanities Lab on Wednesday, March 20th for the inaugural lecture in a new Humanities Truck Lecture Series. We’ll be hearing from Jeremy Brecher, a lifelong practitioner of community-based history, who reflects on the history of “history from below” and how popular participation in interpreting the past might contribute to shaping the future.

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WHAT: “Fifty Years of Doing History from Below”
WHEN: Wednesday, March 20th, 4PM
WHERE: American University, Battelle-Tompkins Atrium

Jeremy Brecher is author of History from Below: How to Uncover and Tell the Story of Your Community, Association, or Union and fifteen other books on labor and social movements. His oral history-based books include Brass Valley: The Story of Working People’s Lives and Struggles in an American Industrial Region and Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley. He has also produced oral-history-based public television documentaries and the radio series “Remembering Connecticut.” His most recent book is Climate Solidarity: Workers vs. Warming. He is a co-founder and research and policy director of the Labor Network for Sustainability (

All are welcome and no RSVP is necessary to attend. We hope to see you there!

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