Join 25 other historians and get the skills you need to understand economic theory, interpret quantitative sources, make sense of corporate archives, and write the new history of capitalism from the bottom all the way to the top. Read more →
Last call for LRAN conference travel funding!
We are still accepting requests for travel funding for the LRAN conference. For all grad students, faculty, organizers and researchers who would need funding in order to attend, please email me at [email protected] no later than Friday, April 26th. Read more →
In honor of the late Robert H. Zieger–teacher, scholar, and tireless union activist–the Southern Labor Studies Association announces that it is raising funds for the Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies. Read more →
LAWCHA mourns the loss of one of its founding members, Bob Zieger. Bob was one of LAWCHA’s first ever board members and has been with the organization since its founding in 1999. If you would like to contribute a remembrance, please send it to [email protected] Read more →
Pam Sporn’s documentary film With a Stroke of Chaveta tells the unique story of cigars and literature in Cuba and Cuban emigre communities in the United States. From the mid-1800s to the early 1900s lectores, or readers, were an integral part of the world of cigarmakers- a blend of educator, newscaster, entertainer, and labor organizer. Read more →
The state of Maryland accepted LAWCHA member Bill Barry’s proposal for a historical marker at Camden Yards to celebrate the railroad strikers of 1877 in Baltimore. Tentative date for the unveiling is Saturday, March 23, 10:30am, in front of the Camden Yards warehouse on South Howard Street. Read more →
February 22 at 6:30pm in San Francisco, California. Presented by Eileen Boris with organizing updates by Sylvia Lopez and Dalia Rubiano (Mujeres Unidas y Activas) and music by Lichi Fuentes, help celebrate the Labor Archives and Research Center’s 27th year! Read more →
March 7, 2013. Registration required.
This one-day conference is motivated by a provocative question: What happens when workers begin to act like unions without petitioning for an election? Read more →
The William Paterson University of New Jersey (WPUNJ) is seeking papers for its upcoming conference commemorating the centennial of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike. The conference, to be held on the WPUNJ campus on Monday, May 20, 2013, will take a multidisciplinary approach to the history and multiple legacies of the silk strike. Read more →