Candace Borders, a recent graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, interviews Keona K. Ervin on her new book Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis (University of Kentucky Press, 2017).Read more →
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Our 2017-2018 newsletter is now available. It is in the mail if you are a LAWCHA member, or if you prefer, you can download it on our newsletters page.Read more →
It’s that time of the year again, LAWCHA members! Have you remembered to renew your membership?Read more →
Eligible dissertations must be in English and defended in the academic year 2016-17 (September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017). Applicants are not required to be members of LAWCHA at the time of the submission. The winner will be announced at our national conference.Read more →
The Scales of Struggle conference featured the largest program of any LAWCHA conference to date features nearly 100 panels, workshops, films, and performances, along with five plenary sessions, stretched across four days. Official registration topped 460 with another 100-150 attending the free evening sessions.Read more →
At the 2017 LAWCHA Conference in Seattle, a world-class panel of experts discussed the affects of mass incarceration on the working class. Featured in the talks are Heather Ann Thompson, Kelly Lytle Hernandez, and Chelsea Nelson. Upcoming LAWCHA president Julie Greene presides over the session.Read more →
Congratulations to our 2017 prize and award winners, announced formally at the 2017 Annual LAWCHA Conference in Seattle, Washington.Read more →
Welcome to the 2017 LAWCHA Conference in Seattle Live Blog! On this page, you will find frequent updates from Rosemary Feurer, Jacob Remes, and Emily LaBarbera-Twarog about panels, sessions, and talks from this year’s conference.
Saturday’s session on the Documentary Ludlow: Greek Americans in the Colorado Coal War offered a new transnational perspective on a well-known topic.
The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) strongly opposes the nomination of Andrew Puzder for the position of Secretary of Labor. We believe he is not qualified to occupy this position and indeed, would pose a profound threat to workers.Read more →