New Working History Episode Focuses on Migrant Workers and Labor Relations in South Texas

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “Migrant Workers and Labor Relations from South Texas to the Nation,“ is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. John Weber, Assistant Professor of History at Old Dominion University, discusses his book,… Continue reading

SLSA Members Win Prestigious Book Awards

  Congratulations SLSA members, Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, Ken Fones-Wolf, and Talitha LeFlouria, recent winners of three prestigious book awards! The Fones-Wolfs, professors in the Department of History at West Virginia University, are the recipients of the… Continue reading

Call for Proposals: 2017 Southern Labor Studies Conference

The Southern Labor Studies Association invites academics, activists, students, attorneys, public historians, archivists, and any other people interested in the experiences of working people in the U.S. South (all eras) to propose sessions… Continue reading

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

The article that follows is the final 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

Call for Submissions: 2017 Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies

The Southern Labor Studies Association is currently accepting submissions for the Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies. SLSA awards the Zieger Prize at the biennial Southern Labor Studies Conference for the… 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