Museum of History & Industry
860 Terry Avenue North, South Lake Union, Seattle
Learn about some of the most influential topics in Seattle and Puget Sound history.
The annual Denny Lecture, named in honor of a founding family of Seattle, presents the very best in regional historical scholarship, recognizing an individual who is making a difference in the community and beyond through an exploration of history. Topics range from topography and innovation, to African American history and how a city’s changing demographics influence the community.
Tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft promote the free flow of data worldwide, while relying on foreign, temporary IT workers to build, deliver, and support their products. In this talk based on her recently published book, High-Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor and Transmigration, Amy Bhatt will shine a spotlight on Indian IT migrants and their struggles to navigate family obligations, career paths, citizenship, and belonging as they move between South Asia and the United States.