LAWCHA 2019 Conference
Durham, North Carolina

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Teaching Labor’s Story: A Mission and a Workshop #LAWCHA19

Ed: This is one of a series of conference notes from the recent LAWCHA conference. If you have reflections from one of the panels or plenaries, please send them along.  Teaching Labor’s Story: A Mission and a Workshop The Trump years and rise of white nationalism in the United States and Europe has given new urgency to the work of the Labor and Working-Class History Association and to democracy-loving historians. Whereas previous calls to engage the public with labor and working-class perspectives were few and far between, today’s scholars and their professional historical organizations are better prepared and more willing to engage. Social media has certainly helped ease the transition, and Trump’s agenda has raised the stakes. Read more →

July 12th, 2019