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MLWCH Deadline Extended: March 2

by on February 7, 2018

The 2018 colloquium, titled “Disorganized/De-organized/Reorganized,” will feature a keynote address by Professor Rosemary Feurer of Northern Illinois University, as well as a roundtable of community activists and local labor organizers. All presentations will be free and open to the public.

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LRAN Conference Call for Proposals: Proposal Deadline Friday, March 16

by on January 29, 2018

Scholars, labor practitioners, and activists from across the country will convene in Nashville, TN to share new ideas and lessons learned, and connect around research and campaign work. We hope this conference is an opportunity to develop an offensive strategy in the changed political climate nationwide, and to learn from the unique challenges faced by organizers and researchers in the South and in right to work states, including from active campaigns in the Nashville area.

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Class Struggle – Race, Gender, and Revolution: WCSA 2017 CFP (Deadline: February 21, 2017)

by on August 19, 2016

The 2017 WCSA conference theme, “Class Struggle: Race, Gender, and Revolution,” seeks to take stock of the legacy, present, and future possibilities of the idea of “class struggle.” We invite proposals for individual papers, panels, plenary sessions, or cultural events that will investigate the myriad ways in which the working classes can fight for emancipation.

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LRAN Conference Registration Open

by on May 31, 2016

Register now for the 2016 Labor Research and Action Network national conference, which will be held Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th at the DePaul University’s Loop Campus located in downtown Chicago, IL. The DePaul University Labor Education Center will host the conference.

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(New Deadline: May 20) Workers and Global Cities: Detroit and Beyond, 2016 NALHC CFP

by on May 4, 2016

CFP Deadline: May 20, 2016. The 38th annual North American Labor History Conference will explore the connections between labor and urban history, workers and city-dwellers, in the context of globalization. We are interested in how “work,” “workers,” and “cities” remake and are remade by the global economy and by the dangers inherent in new global realities—where migration and exchange are seen both as constructive and destructive of urban life.

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