Lane Windham

posts and bio Lane Windham

Lane Windham holds a Ph.D. in U.S. history and is a fellow with Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.


#MeToo Solidarity

by on December 6, 2017

Sexual harassment is both a labor and gender justice issue. After all, the workplace is the epicenter of women’s recent outrage about sexual harassment and assault. Hollywood titans, respected reporters, and celebrity chefs all used their power over women’s paychecks in order to gain power over their bodies.

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Women Hold the Keys to New Working-Class Prosperity

by on July 4, 2017

America rediscovered its working class during the 2016 election, and many Democrats and progressives now call for fresh policies to address the nation’s crisis of bad jobs and stagnant wages. Twenty-first century working-class prosperity, however, must involve a reinvigorated labor movement.

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LRAN 2017 CFP: Washington, D.C.

by on February 6, 2017

The 2017 Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN) national conference will be held Thursday, June 8th and Friday, June 9th at Howard University in Washington DC, hosted by the Department of Political Science. Submissions are due by Friday March 17th.

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Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies: 2017 CFP

by on October 9, 2016

The Southern Labor Studies Association is currently accepting submissions for the Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies. SLSA awards the Zieger Prize at the biennial Southern Labor Studies Conference for the best unpublished essay in southern labor studies written by a graduate student or early career scholar, journalist, or activist.

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