Cornell University


September 30, Ithaca Campus

The 6th Distinguished Lecture in Honor of Alice Hanson Cook

Dorothy Sue CobbleFeaturing Professor Dorothy Sue Cobble
Department of Labor and Employment Relations
Department of History
Rutgers University

"Hidden Histories: Labor Women's Transnational Activism and its Impact Today"

Date: Thursday, Sept. 30
Time: 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Location: 105 Ives Hall
Lecture is free and open to the public.

Cobble tells the story of a remarkable group of labor feminists and the organization they created, the first International Federation of Working Women.

She analyzes the difficulties they encountered and traces the lasting impact they had on the international labor movement and on social policy.

About Alice Hanson Cook

Alice Hanson Cook, ILR professor, was renowned throughout the world for her scholarship and activism in support of working women. This Distinguished Lectureship honors her legacy by bringing to campus leading scholars who have contributed to research on women and work.