History

Paul Lawrie

Paul Lawrie

Assistant Professor

Office: 3A35 Ashdown Hall

Phone: 204 786 9373

Email: p.lawrie@uwinnipeg.ca

Degrees: B.A., (York); M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Areas of Interest: Modern American Cultural and Social History; African American; Labour; History of Disability

Courses Taught:

HIST-1010: Freedom Struggles in American History

HIST-2604: U.S. History from 1607-Present

HIST-2604: Crime and Punishment in Modern American History

HIST-3603: U.S. History 1878-1929

Selected Publications:

Forging a Fit and Laboring Race: Cultures of African American Labor in the Age of Industry 1896-1928 (Forthcoming NYU Press)

“‘Salvaging the Negro’: Vocational Rehabilitation and African American Veterans 1917-1924”, Re-Membering the Past: Dis-covering Disability Histories, Editors Susan Burch and Michael Rembis (University of Illinois Press 2014)

“Mortality as the Life Story of a People: Frederick L. Hoffman and Actuarial Narratives of African American Extinction, 1896-1915”, Canadian Review of American Studies (Vol.43:3 2013): 352-387

 Review of Jim Downs, Sick From Freedom: African American Illness and Suffering During the Civil War and Reconstruction, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, (Left History, 16.3 Summer 2013)

Soldier Exposures in Technical Publics,Disability and African American Veterans of WW1” Editor, Zoe Wool, Public Culture  www.publicbooks.org (Feb. 2013) 

Review of Rebecca Hill, Men, Mobs, and Law: Anti-Lynching and Labor Defense in U.S. Radical History, Durham: Duke University Press, 2008, (Labour/Le Travail, No. 65) Spring 2010.