SLSA Holds 2017 Southern Labor Studies Conference in Tampa, Florida

The Southern Labor Studies Association held its biennial conference on March 3-5, 2017, in Tampa, Florida. The meeting brought together scholars, archivists, graduate students, and activists for three days of panels, lectures, roundtable… Continue reading

Joshua Hollands Awarded 2017 Zieger Prize

Joshua Hollands, a postgraduate research student at the Institute of the Americas at University College London, was awarded the 2017 Robert H. Zieger Prize in Southern Labor Studies for his essay, “‘There’s a Bigot in… Continue reading

Apply Now: Reed Fink Award in Southern Labor History

The Southern Labor Archives at the Georgia State University Library is now accepting applications for the 2017 Reed Fink Award in Southern Labor History. The application deadline is May 15, 2017. One or… Continue reading

Jazz Opera Based on Civil Rights Unionism

A new jazz opera, composed by Steve Jones and directed by Elise Bryant of the Labor Heritage Foundation in D.C. is being staged at the end of March. The opera is inspired by Civil… Continue reading

SLSA Elects Three New Executive Board Members

The membership of the Southern Labor Studies Association has elected three new Executive Board members for two-year terms starting in Spring 2017. The newly elected board members are Adrienne Petty (City College of New York),… Continue reading

Call for Papers: 2017 North American Labor History Conference

The Program Committee of the North American Labor History Conference (NALHC), an international conference with a global perspective on labor and working-class history, invites proposals for case studies, project demonstrations, papers, panels, roundtables,… Continue reading