Southern Historical Association Annual Luncheon

The Southern Labor Studies Association, in partnership with the Organization for the Study of Southern Economy, Culture, and Society (OSSECS), hosts a luncheon at the Southern Historical Association’s annual meeting. Traditionally, the immediate past president of SLSA presents the keynote talk the year he/she leaves office.

“To have enough to carry me … if he has not”: Women, Work, and Gendered Expectations in the Nineteenth-Century South
Beth English, Princeton University
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The Crisis of the Industrial South: A History
David L. Carlton, Vanderbilt University

The White Whale: Why Moby Dick Is a Story about the Fate of Southern Labor in the Age of Slavery
Scott Nelson, Willliam and Mary

Within the Grigsby Household: The Political and Moral Economy of Domestic Service in Late Antebellum Kentucky
Susanna Delfino, University of Genoa, Italy

Panel Discussion: Many Peoples, Many Paths: Diversifying the Immigration Debate, Past and Present
Jennifer Brooks, Auburn University
Monique Laney, American University
Cindy Hahamovitch (comment), William and Mary
Scott Nelson (chair), William and Mary

African-American History as Labor History
Steven Reich, James Madison University

John Bull Meets Jim Crow: Jamaican Guest Workers in the Wartime South
Cindy Hahamovitch