The Color of Hours: Race, Time, and Space in the Making of Postwar Detroit

Danford Room - 224 on second floor of the Arts Building
Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops
Wednesday 24th October 2018 (16:00-18:00)
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Dr Paul Lawrie (University of Winnipeg)

Hosted joinly by ACS and the Centre for Modern and Contemporary History

Dr Paul Lawrie is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Winnipeg. His work has been published in Canadian Review of American Studies, Oxford Disability Handbook, Disability Histories and Truth in the Public Sphere. His first book, Forging a Laboring Race: The AfricanAmerican Worker in the Progressive Imagination (NYU Press, 2016), examines evolutionary science and industrial management in early 20th century America. His current project The Color of Hours: Temporal Cultures of Race in Post Industrial America examines the ways in whichtime mediated racial difference in the American city from the time-work management of the factory floor to the vagrancy statues of the streets.