New Working History Episode Focuses on Poor Whites in the Slave South

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “Poor Whites in the Slave South,” is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. The episode features Keri Leigh Merritt who discusses her book, Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum… Continue reading


REGISTER ONLINE: The annual joint luncheon of the Southern Labor Studies Association and the Organization for the Study of Southern Economy, Culture and Society will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 11:45… Continue reading

SLSA to Hold 2018 Southern Labor Studies Conference at UGA around Theme of “Dirty Work”

The Southern Labor Studies Association will convene the 2018 Southern Labor Studies Conference in Athens, GA, at the Richard B. Russell Library on the University of Georgia campus, May 17-19, 2018. The conference will… Continue reading

Call for Applications: SLSA Dissertation Prospectus Workshop

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: January 15, 2018 The Southern Labor Studies Association will hold a Dissertation Prospectus Workshop on May 17, 2018, the first day of its upcoming Southern Labor Studies Conference which will be held… Continue reading

Call for Submissions: 2018 Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies

UPDATED APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 6, 2017 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 Southern Labor… 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