History of Women, Gender and Sexuality Seminar
The Origins of the Domestic Worker Rights Movement
6 December 2012.Thursday, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Premilla Nadasen, Queens College
Comment: Ruth Milkman, City University of New York and Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
This seminar paper is part of a book-length project. It follows four women in particular, Geraldine Roberts, Mary McClendon, Geraldine Miller, and Dorothy Bolden, to examine how and why they launched local campaigns for the rights of domestic workers.