Monthly Archives: May 2013

Western Historical Quarterly and Kirstein Review on Mexican Labour in the U.S.

I will be reviewing Jeffrey Marcos Garcilazo, Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2012). It will appear in the Western Historical Quarterly, the preeminent journal in American history on the western historical experience. … Continue reading

Posted in Diversity and Race, External Affairs | Leave a comment

Georgetown, Unlike Other Roman Catholic Universities, Allows Adjunct Union

This article is from the Chronicle of Higher Education. Many Roman Catholic Universities, such as Duquesne University, Saint Xavier University and Manhattan College, are claiming a religious exemption based on an unusual interpretation of the First Amendment, from US labour law and … Continue reading

Posted in Academia/Academic Freedom | Leave a comment