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!

Peter Cole on his new book, Dockworker Power

Our series on new books in labor and working-class history continues. The University of Illinois Press published Peter Cole’s second book, Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area, in December. Cole, a professor of history at Western Illinois University, answered questions from Jacob Remes. Read more →

January 8th, 2019