Talk: “Sold by her Own Desire”: Intimate Labor, Commodification, and Resistance in Female Intelligence Offices, 1810-1850

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April Haynes

May 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

4041 HSSB

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April Haynes, History, University of Wisconsin,

Haynes is the author of Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-century America (2015) and the forthcoming Tender Traffic: Intimate Labors in the Early American Republic. She is the chair of the Program in Gender and Women’s History at the University of Wisconsin.

This event is a part of Molding Development in the Democratic State, a series of UCSB talks and workshops sponsored by the Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy; and the Policy History Program.

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May 10, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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