Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS: Petro Wars


Location: Geddes Hall Coffee House

Petro Wars: The Contested Faiths, Labor, and Corporate Politics of American Oil in the Age of Franklin Roosevelt and the Rockefellers

Join us for lunch and a lecture from Darren Dochuk, Associate Professor of History. Professor Dochuk is the author of From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism (Norton, 2011). This talk draws from his current book project, Anointed With Oil: God and Black Gold in America’s Century, a study of the intersection of US religion, politics, and energy.

Guests are encouraged to arrive at the Geddes Hall Coffee House beginning at 12:20 p.m. to retrieve lunch and find a seat. The program starts promptly at 12:30 and ends right at 1:30 p.m. RSVP here.