'ILWCH' at the AHA

Two sessions, January 5-6

During the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (Boston, 4-7 January 2001) International Labor and Working Class History will organize two sessions:

Friday, January 5, 2:30-4:30, Sheraton, Beacon Room H: Session 1

Recent Work in Labor History: a Roundtable

      Chair: Michael Hanagan, New School University
  • Dan Bender, NYU, "Male Workers, Shopgirls, and Women Workers: The Worker Question in Garment Labor, 1880-1910"
  • David Colman, University of Iowa, "Racial Politics and Identity in the Labor Movement: Black Workers' Activism in the United Auto Workers, 1941-1973"
  • Rosanne Currarino, Princeton University, "Labor Intellectuals and the Labor Question: Wage Work and the Making of Consumer Society in America, 1873-1905"
  • Elizabeth Jones, Colorado State University, "Saxon Farm Families, Agrarian Crisis, and Traditions of Labor Militancy in Weimar Saxony"
  • Lisa Phillips, Edgewood College, "Labor and Civil Rights in New York City during the Cold War: District 65, 1946-1963"

Saturday, January 6, Sheraton, Libert Room B: Session 2

Doing Transnational Labor History:a Roundtable

      Chair, Barbara Weinstein, University of Maryland at College Park


  • Jeff Cowie, Cornell University
  • Gunther Peck, University of Texas at Austin
  • Susan Pennybacker, Trinity College, Conn.
  • Michael Topp, University of Texas at El Paso.

Posted: 20 December 2000