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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 16, 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

Call for Proposals: 2018 Southern Labor Studies Conference

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: AUGUST 1, 2017 The Southern Labor Studies Association invites academics, activists, archivists, and others to propose panels, roundtables, and workshops for the next Southern Labor Studies Conference, to be held in… Continue reading

New Working History Episode Focuses on Freedom Struggles in the Post-Civil Rights Rural South

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “Freedom Struggles in the Post-Civil Rights Rural South,” is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. The episode features Professor Greta de Jong of the University of Nevada, Reno, who discusses her book,… Continue reading

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

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