New Working History Episode Discusses Mexican Migration to the Deep South

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “The Long History of Mexican Migration to the Deep South,” is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. The episode features Professor Julie Weise of the University of Oregon who discusses her book,… Continue reading

Michelle Haberland Wins 2016 Mitchell Award from the Southern Historical Association

SLSA member Michelle Haberland was recently announced as the 2016 recipient of the H.L. Mitchell Award from the Southern Historical Association for her book, Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000 (University… Continue reading

New Book by Max Krochmal Focuses on the Multiracial Struggle for Democracy in Texas

SLSA member Max Krochmal’s new book, Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era, is now available from the University of North Carolina Press as part of the Justice,… Continue reading

New Working History Episode Focuses on Race, Identity, and Memory in the Modern South

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “Race, Identity, and Memory,” is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. The episode features Blain Roberts, Associate Professor of History at California State University, Fresno, who talks about intersections of race, identity, and memory… Continue reading

SLSA Past President Heather Ann Thompson Publishes Definitive Account of 1971 Attica Uprising

With reviews calling the work “brilliant,” “gripping,” and “remarkable,” SLSA founding member and past president Heather Ann Thompson, has published Blood in the Water, “the first definitive definitive account of the infamous 1971 Attica prison… 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