LAWCHA 2019 Conference
Durham, North Carolina

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Workers on the Move, Workers’ Movements

LAWCHA 2019 Conference
Durham, North Carolina
May 30-June 1, 2019

Labor, migration, and organizing have frequently coalesced. In 2019 LAWCHA seeks presentations that examine how these phenomena have interacted across time and space.
LaborOnline features commentary on a host of issues, contemporary and historical, as well as “instant” dialogue and debate among readers and authors about the contents of the journal. Looking for the journal? Visit Labor at Duke University Press. Contact Rosemary Feurer ([email protected]) to propose ideas or stories. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter, @LAWCHA_ORG! Subscribe to the LAWCHA RSS Feed!

Jeremy Zallen on his new book, American Lucifers

Our series of interviews with author of new books in labor and working-class history continues. This month, we speak to Jeremy Zallen, whose book American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865 was published this week by the University of North Carolina Press. Zallen, an assistant professor of history at the Lafayette College, answered questions from Jacob Remes. Read more →

October 16th, 2019