ST 28 “Commodifying Home Labor: Domestic Work Over Time” (Specialized theme).
Cooking, cleaning, and caring are not naturally the work of women, but rather emerged as central components of household labor assigned to most women and to men from subordinate groups. Read more →
Guest Editors: Eileen Boris and Premilla Nadasen. This special issue of ILWCH will bring together historical research and writing on paid private household labor and conditions under which domestic workers in different locations and in different time periods were able to resist and organize around the conditions of their work. Read more →
October 24-26, 2013 at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
The Program Committee of the North American Labor History Conference invites proposals for sessions, papers, and roundtables on “Geographies of Labor” for our thirty-fifth annual meeting. Read more →
The William Paterson University of New Jersey (WPUNJ) is seeking papers for its upcoming conference commemorating the centennial of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike. The conference, to be held on the WPUNJ campus on Monday, May 20, 2013, will take a multidisciplinary approach to the history and multiple legacies of the silk strike. Read more →
The Pacific Northwest Labor History Association’s Annual Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon, from May 3-5, 2013. It is entitled, “Labor Under Attack: Learning from the Past and Preparing for the Future.” Read more →
The United Association for Labor Education invites you and your colleagues to submit a proposal for our 2013 Annual Conference, “Across Boundaries: What Are Workers Saying and Doing?” April 17-20, 2013 at the Metropolitan Hotel Toronto, Ontario CANADA. DEADLINE: Proposals can be submitted on line through December 1, 2012. Read more →
Keynote by women’s historian Alice Kessler Harris, distinguished professor at Columbia University. Also featuring a round table discussion about the life and work of Amy Swerdlow moderated by Blanch Weisen Cooke. March 1-2, 2013. Read more →
The Southern Labor Studies Association is soliciting panels for its (March 7-9) 2013 conference in New Orleans, LA. The conference theme, the “Many Souths,” invites a broad range of panels on southern working-class history, while at the same time it asks participants to examine how we have conceptualized the region: as rural and/or urban; as a single region, or as multiple sub-regions, e.g. Read more →
CALL FOR PAPERS: “Rights, Solidarity and Justice: Working People Organizing, Past and Present” LAWCHA National Conference, June 6-8, 2013, New York City. Read more →
The SLSA invites a broad range of panels on southern working-class history, while at the same time it asks participants to examine how we have conceptualized the region: as rural and/or urban; as a single region, or as multiple sub-regions. March 7-9, 2013. Read more →