LAWCHA is an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators, and activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working-class history through research, writing, and organizing.
- December 1-2, 2017•California State University, Long Beach The Pointe Conference Center
The National Center is pleased to announce that online registration has begun for a higher education labor-management conference on December 1-2, 2017 at California State University, Long Beach. The conference will include labor-management panels on timely subjects relating to universities, colleges, and community colleges. The conference is being co-sponsored by California State University, the California Faculty Association, the Community College League of California, and the University of Oregon with additional support from other organizations and institutions.Read More
- May 17-19, 2018•Richard B. Russell Library on the University of Georgia
The Southern Labor Studies Association will convene the 2018 Southern Labor Studies Conference in Athens, GA, at the Richard B. Russell Library on the University of Georgia campus, May 17-19, 2018. The conference will gather academics, activists, archivists, and students for three days of panels, roundtables, book discussions, and other sessions organized around the theme of “Dirty Work.”Read More
Just a few days after white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, my husband and I went to see Kathryn Bigelow’s film, Detroit. Set amid the 1967 uprising 50 years ago this summer, the film focuses primarily on the brutal torture and the murder of three black men by police officers that took place that week at the Algiers Motel. Read more →