New Working History Episode Focuses on Telling Southern History through Women’s Personal Writings

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “Southern Histories through Women’s Words,“ is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. Professors Melissa Walker of Converse College, and Giselle Roberts of Australia’s La Trobe University, discuss the field of documentary… Continue reading

Third Installment of Occasional Series on Work, Race, and Union Organizing in Williamsburg, VA

The article that follows is the third installment in an occasional series of articles based on research conducted by SLSA contributing writer, Arish Ali, on the history of modern African American protest in Williamsburg, Virginia. Arish immigrated… Continue reading

SLSA Member John Weber Helps Rewrite Texas Mythology in New Book

SLSA member John Weber’s new book, From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century is now available from the University of North Carolina Press. Indiana University’s Alex Lichtenstein says the… Continue reading

New Book by SLSA Founding Member Jacob Remes

SLSA founding member Jacob Remes’s new book, Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity and Power in the Progressive Era is now available from the University of Illinois Press. Historian James Green praised the book as having “advanced… Continue reading

Scott Nelson Delivers SLSA Luncheon Keynote at Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting

The annual joint luncheon of the Southern Labor Studies Association and the Southern Industrialization Project (the Organization for the Study of Southern Economy, Culture and Society) was held on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at… Continue reading

A. Lane Windham Awarded Inaugural Zieger Prize

The inaugural 2015 Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies was awarded to A. Lane Windham for her provocative and ambitious essay, “The Cannon Mills Case: Out of the Southern Frying Pan, Into the Global Fire.”… Continue reading