posts categorized asCall for Proposals

UALE Conference 2015, Local to Global: Working in a Changing World

by on November 20, 2014

Deadline: December 19, 2014. The United Association for Labor Education (UALE) invites labor educators, community organizers, organizers based in worker centers, and others committed to worker education to unite together in Orlando, FL for a conference dedicated to addressing the needs workers and labor educators in a an increasingly changing environment.

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Herbert G. Gutman Dissertation Prize, Submissions Due January 3rd, 2015

by on November 10, 2014

The Labor and Working Class History Association (LAWCHA) is pleased to announce this year’s Herbert Gutman Dissertation Prize, established with the cooperation with the University of Illinois Press. LAWCHA, founded in 1998, encourages the study of working-class men and women, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal contexts.

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LERA 67th Annual Meeting, May 28-31, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA

by on November 5, 2014

The LERA Program Committee has issued a call for session and paper proposals for stimulating, creative, and controversial symposia related to this theme as well as other proposals that deal with topics of current interest and the mission of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA).

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Using History to Make Slavery History, (CFP Deadline: October 15)

by on August 12, 2014

This antislavery conference, building on its predecessor sponsored by Historians Against Slavery in 2013, is designed to facilitate dialogue, scholarship, and action in our efforts to end contemporary slavery. This conference seeks to bring together survivors and other activists from as varied backgrounds as possible, educators at both K-12 and college levels, government officials, and scholars to illuminate vital themes that can inform today’s movement.

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SLSA Accepting Essay Submissions for the Robert H. Zieger Prize

by on August 12, 2014

The Southern Labor Studies Association (SLSA) announces the Robert H. Zieger Prize for the best essay in Southern Labor Studies. This prize has been established with the cooperation of the Zieger family and members of the SLSA. The SLSA encourages the study and teaching of southern working-class history, and builds connections between labor activists and academics to encourage a greater understanding of the diverse experiences and cultures of workers in the South, broadly defined.

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Southern Labor Studies Association Conference Annual Conference

by on May 5, 2014

March 5-8, 2015. CFP Deadline: September 1, 2014. The Southern Labor Studies Association invites academics, activists, students, attorneys, public historians, archivists, and any other people interested in the experiences of working people in the Early American or US South to propose sessions for our next conference, which will take place from March 5-8, 2015.

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