Welcome to H-Labor, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-Labor is particularly interested in fostering international discussion and colaboration on labor history topics. It also recognizes that teaching the history of workers entails maintaining some knowledge of working people and their unions today.

Re: CFP: Battleground Midwest (Mid-America American Studies Association)

I am troubled by the lack of explicit attention given to race and racial injustice/inequality in this CFP, particularly considering the recognition of Ferguson and police violence. Additionally, hunger and deprivation in fact DO discriminate according to racial groups, as African-Americans, Latino/as, and Native groups are more at risk of hunger than whites.

CFP Black Metropolis Research Consortium Summer Short-term Fellowship

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium, has launched a search for the next cohort for our 2023 Summer Short-Term Fellowship Program. Our program is a one-month, Chicago-based, research fellowship that aims to provide an opportunity for scholars, artists, writers, and public historians who are committed to and currently engaged in research that brings to the forefront African American history, culture, and experiences. During their stay in Chicago, fellows will draw on the rich archival collections of our BMRC member institutions.