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Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor) - Western Libraries - Western Washington University


address  516 High St.
 Bellingham, WA  98225
phone (360) 650-7747
library.wwu.edu/hr

Ryan Dearinger: Dirty Work: Hop-Picking Cultures and the Perils of Diversity in the Pacific Northwest

Ryan Dearinger: Dirty Work: Hop-Picking Cultures and the Perils of Diversity in the Pacific Northwest

Talks/Lectures
Heritage Resources Distinguished Speaker Dr. Ryan Dearinger will explore conflicts over race, class, labor, immigration, and national belonging through an examination of the hop industry in the Pacific Northwest. Analyzing labor protests, riots, and violence, along with community reactions to each, Dearinger’s research underscores the challenges faced by native and immigrant laborers in the changing region. Dr. Dearinger is a history professor at Eastern Oregon University. His research and teaching interests include the American West and the Pacific Northwest; immigration; race and ethnicity; labor and working-class history; environmental history; and violence in American history. This talk is offered as part of the Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers program.
labor;immigration;hop-picking;pacific northwest
Event Info: (360) 650-7747
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: library.wwu.edu/node/18886
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Schedule
 • Wed 10/25/17 at 4pm-5pm