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 →
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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 →
The Labor and Working Class History Association (LAWCHA) applauds and endorses the Organization of American Historians (OAH) “Statement on Collective Bargaining and Part-Time, Adjunct, and Contingent History Faculty.”Read more →
The Labor and Working Class History Association (LAWCHA) is pleased to announce its annual Herbert Gutman Dissertation Prize, established with the cooperation with the University of Illinois Press.Read more →
This blog introduces LAWCHA’s newest and most important initiative. Last year, with encouragement from past president Nancy MacLean, an ad hoc committee drafted proposals that the Board of Directors adopted at its April 2016 meeting, most importantly creating the Committee on Contingent Faculty which manages this blog.Read more →
The Labor and Working Class History Association, an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators and activists, welcomes individual and session proposals for the 2017 LAWCHA conference in Seattle, June 23-25. The conference theme will be Scales of Struggle: Communities, Movements, and Global Connections.Read more →