Category Archive: News

Jazz Opera Based on Civil Rights Unionism

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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

Joshua Hollands Selected as Winner of 2017 Zieger Prize

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Joshua Hollands, a postgraduate research student at the Institute of the Americas at University College London, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of SLSA’s Robert H. Zieger Prize for his essay, “‘There’s a Bigot… Continue reading

SLSA Elects Three New Executive Board Members

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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

Registration Now Open for the 2017 Southern Labor Studies Conference

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Registration is now open for the Southern Labor Studies Association biennial conference, to be held in Tampa, Florida, March 3-5, 2017. The conference registration form and the conference program are available online. Conference participants are encouraged to… Continue reading

Call for Papers: 2017 North American Labor History Conference

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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

New Working History Episode Discusses Mexican Migration to the Deep South

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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