Working Historians

Heather Mayer - Historian

September 19, 2018

Dr. Heather Mayer teaches history at Portland Community College and Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, Dr. Mayer discusses her new book, Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924 and her recent article in the Washington Post.

This episode’s recommendations: Heather Mayer, Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924 (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2018): http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/beyond-rebel-girl Heather Mayer, “The Alt-Right Manipulates Free-Speech Rights. We Should Defend Those Rights Anyway,” The Washington Post, August 21, 2018: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/08/21/the-alt-right-manipulates-free-speech-rights-we-should-defend-those-rights-anyway/?utm_term=.a296321ab1b9 #Twitterstorians’ Twitter feeds: Kevin Kruse (@kevinmkruse), Heather Ann Thompson (@hthompsn) Project Recover: https://projectrecover.org/blog/2018/08/15/project-recover-discovers-stern-of-world-war-ii-u-s-destroyer-off-remote-alaskan-island-in-noaa-supported-mission/ Laura Alice Watt, The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017): https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520277083/the-paradox-of-preservation Rob’s review of The Paradox of Preservation: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51931

Rob Denning and James Fennessy can be reached at workinghistorians@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App