"What is the Midwest?"

Earlier today, H-Midwest Board member Jon Lauck appeared on "Central Standard" on KCUR in Kansas City to discuss the topic "What is the Midwest?" It was a fun and informative half hour on our favorite subject. A lot of interesting (and some surprising) definitions of Midwest came up, and quite a bit of sterotype bunking was heard.

Schedule for Midwestern History Association conference in June

Midwestern History Association Conference in June: the response to the call-for-proposals for the Third Annual Midwestern History Association conference was overwhelming! From those proposals, 80 presentations have been selected for the final schedule, which can be found at the link below. Please spread word of the conference to your friends and colleagues and join us in Michigan on June 7.

2017 MLWCH Colloquium Extended CFP

Midwest Labor and Working Class History Colloquium

“Labor Mobilizations and Movements: From the Local to the Global”

University of Memphis

June 2, 2017


Midwest Labor and Working Class History Colloquium organizers are currently soliciting papers for the 2017 colloquium.  We welcome scholars from any discipline interested in presenting on a topic that broadly fits under the theme.  The colloquium is open to scholars, public historians, graduate students, and activists presenting on contemporary and historical topics.


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