LAWCHA is an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators, and activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working-class history through research, writing, and organizing.
CFP Deadline: October 15, 2016.
Our 2017 annual meeting will take place in Seattle, June 23-25, at the University of Washington. This gives us a chance to visit the left coast city where labor has been winning important victories and pioneering new strategies. And late June is a great time to see the Pacific Northwest. Stay after the conference and explore Seattle and the mountains, islands, and waterways of Puget Sound.Read more…
- May 31-June 3, 2017•TBA
The WCSA 2017 conference seeks to take stock of the legacy, present, and future possibilities of the idea of “class struggle.”Read More
The most radical and militant union in American history was the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) colloquially known as the Wobblies. Although the union had relatively few Jewish members, they were nevertheless seen on the front lines of many of the IWW’s struggles against bigotry and repression. Read more →