Nan Enstad

Nan Enstad

Nan Enstad is a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches courses on gender history, cultural history, and the history of capitalism. She is the author of Ladies of Labor, Girls of Adventure: Popular Culture and Labor Politics at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (1999) and the forthcoming book, "The Jim Crow Cigarette in China: A Cultural History of Corporate Empire." Her work examines capitalism through a cultural history approach that locates value in the daily innovations of ordinary people.


Lectures

  • From Michelle Obama to Ivanka Trump: The History of Female Populism and the Future of Feminism *
  • Smoking Hot!: The Synergistic Rise of Jazz and Cigarettes from the United States to China
  • The Cult of the Entrepreneur and the Rise of Donald Trump: How Faith in Capitalist Innovation Restructured American Democracy *
  • The Jim Crow Cigarette in China: A Cultural History of the Corporation and Empire


Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.