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 LGBT Discrimination and Activism in the Southern Workplace

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “LGBT Discrimination and Activism in the Southern Workplace,” is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. The episode features Joshua Hollands, Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute of the Americas at University College London,… Continue reading

SLSA Elects Vice President, Three New Executive Board Members

The membership of the Southern Labor Studies Association has elected a new Vice President and three new Executive Board members for two-year terms starting in Spring 2017. Traci JoLeigh Drummond (Southern Labor Archives) has… Continue reading

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 Studies… 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