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Teaching Labor’s Story: Writing Workshop

by on May 17, 2021

Teaching Labor’s Story: Writing Workshop

Saturday, May 22

Session B: 10:45 – 12 PST/12:45-2 CST/1:45-3 EST

Are you committed to bringing labor and working class history into the mainstream ?

Are you looking for a worthwhile peer-reviewed publication opportunity?

Are you interested in building connections with labor scholars?

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Herbert G. Gutman Prize for an Outstanding Dissertation: Deadline December 2

by on October 16, 2020

The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) is pleased to announce its annual Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in U.S. Labor and Working-Class History, established in cooperation with the University of Illinois Press. LAWCHA encourages the study of working people, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal contexts.

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David H. Bensman, 1950-2020

by on August 3, 2020

Remembering Our Friend and Colleague, Professor David H. Bensman

A champion for workers, Bensman mentored two generations of future labor activists, organizers, and scholars during a 42-year career at Rutgers.

By Steve Flamisch originally published at Rutgers site

David H. Bensman, a respected professor and labor historian who retired last month as the longest-serving active faculty member in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, died on July 25.

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LAWCHA Conference: 2021 Call for Papers

by on July 5, 2020

The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA), an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators, and activists, welcomes proposals for its 2021 conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago, May 26 to May 28. The conference theme will be Workers on the Front Lines.

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