“Protected Spaces: The Rise and Fall of the Public Bathroom in the United States: A Preliminary Research Report”

Dec
04
December 4, 5:00 pm
Where

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Where

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Bryant Simon is the Laura H. Carnell professor of History at Temple University. He is the author of four books, including his most recent book, The Hamlet Fire: The Tragic Costs of Cheap Food, Cheap Labor, and Cheap Government, and numerous essays. He has, in addition, edited three collections of articles and documents.  Over his career, he has explored topics ranging from labor and politics in the South to food and history to race and rumors of race to geographies of sexuality to the history of Atlantic City and why we go to Starbucks. His work has been supported by the Smithsonian Institution, the Organization of American Historians, the DAAD, the Humboldt Foundation, CHAT, and PPL. His commentary has appeared in the Washington Post, New Republic, the Root.com, Christian Science Monitor, Public Books, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. And finally, he is currently an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Speaker and the President of the Southern Labor Studies Association.