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Correction: CFP LAWCHA 2021: "Workers on the Front Lines," University of Illinois at Chicago, May 26-28, 2021

Dear LAWCHA members and supporters,

I apologize for an earlier message that mis-stated the location for LAWCHA 2021. The conference will be at the University of Illinois at Chicago, May 26-28, 2021.

Please submit a proposal and plan to join in us.

Best wishes,

Will

William P. Jones, Professor
Department of History
University of Minnesota
 

CFP LAWCHA 2021: "Workers on the Front Lines," University of Chicago, May 26-28, 2021

Dear LAWCHA members and supporters,

Along with conference co-chairs Keona Ervin and Peter Cole, I am trilled to share the CFP for LAWCHA’s 2021 annual meeting. I hope you will submit a proposal and join us in Chicago.

Please share widely.

Thanks and best wishes,

Will

William P. Jones, Professor
Department of History
University of Minnesota

Next LAWCHA Pandemic Book Talk

Dear LAWCHA members, 

 

The next Pandemic Book Talk will be Thursday, July 16th, at 7pm, featuring LAWCHA member Veronica Martinez-Matsuda. Professor Martinez-Matsuda will be talking about her new book Migrant Citizenship: Race, Rights, and Reform in the U.S. Farm Labor Camp Program. The session will be moderated by Mac Marquis. The Zoom link is below. Please register and pass the word. 

 

The Place of the Two American Revolutions in the Past, Present and Future

The World Socialist Web Site will be celebrating the 244th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence by hosting a public, on-line discussion with five eminent historians: Victoria Bynum, Clayborne Carson, Richard Carwardine, James Oakes and Gordon Wood, moderated by me and WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North. I invite you to attend and to share this with students and colleagues. https://www.wsws.org/en/special/feature/americas-revolutions.html

The Debra E. Bernhardt Labor Journalism Prize

The Bernhardt Prize is an award of $1000 given for an article that furthers the understanding of the history of working people. 

Articles focused on historical events AND articles about current issues (work, housing, organizing, health, education) that include historical context are both welcome.   The work should be published in print or online between August 26, 2019 and August 30, 2020.  The contest deadline is Sunday  August 30, 2020

Deadline Extended: Reed Fink Award in Southern Labor History

Professors Merl E. Reed and Gary Fink were instrumental in the establishment, development, and use of the Southern Labor Archives at Georgia State University from the early 1970s. Today, the Southern Labor Archives has over 500 collections used by researchers from throughout the Southeast, the United States, and the world.

Left History Call For Submissions (Seeking articles, reviews, review essays)

Left History is a peer reviewed scholarly journal published bi-annually out of York University, with an editorial board of prominent left historians. We feature articles and reviews from both established scholars, early-career scholars, and graduate students.

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