After a year-and-a-half of many American employees working from home, Carousel Bayrd spends her inaugural Wednesday show talking about feminism, workplace, and the home with Eileen Boris.
Eileen Boris is Hull Professor and Distinguished Professor of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her books include Home to Work: Motherhood and the Politics of Industrial Homework in the United States (Cambridge University Press, 1994); Intimate Labors: Cultures, Technologies, and the Politics of Care, co-edited with Rachel Parreñas (Stanford University Press, 2010); Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State, with Jennifer Klein (Oxford University Press, 2012); and Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919–2019 (Oxford University Press, 2019).
She is part of the research network on domestic work connected to the International Federation of Domestic Workers and active with the California Domestic Workers Coalition and Scholars for a New Deal for Higher Education.
The Havens Wright Center for Social Justice at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is hosting Eileen Boris for two public talks this week:
“My Workplace is My Home: From Industrial Evil to the Remote Office”
Tuesday, October 5, 12:00 PM Central via Zoom
“Your Home Is My Workplace: The Struggle of Household Workers for Rights and Recognition”
Thursday, October 7, 12:00 PM Central via Zoom
More information available here.
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