Rethinking Workplace Equality: Gender and Rights in Modern America
March 1, 2016
Katherine Turk, Assistant Professor of History
Contemporary approaches to women’s workplace rights tend to emphasize individualistic solutions, encouraging us to “lean in” to existing structures of work. But this was not preordained. Katherine Turk will discuss the leadership of a generation of workers and feminists who fought to infuse broad notions of sex equality into the civil rights laws of the 1960s. Their efforts reverberated through workplaces, activist channels, state agencies and courts, reshaping each along the way.
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
All Humanities in Action events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.
Program Tuition: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.
Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to The Root Cellar (Formerly Foster’s Market)
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