Fighting Inequality: Class, Race, and Power

Conference, 28-31- May 2015, Washington DC, USA

Fighting Inequality: Class, Race, and Power is a joint conference of the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the Working-Class Studies Association.

Preview and peruse the schedule of plenary sessions, presentations, and register at:.

Plenary and Special Sessions: 

Plenary Sessions

Reinventing the Labor Movement to Fight Inequality—and Save Democracy
Thursday, May 28
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Testing Inequality: Teachers, Parents, and Unions Organizing For Education Justice
Friday, May 29
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Arts as Activism
Saturday, May 30
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Special Sessions

DC LaborFest
Wednesday, May 27
Saturday, May 30

On Wednesday and Saturday nights, we invite you to attend special film screenings and discussions in collaboration with the DC LaborFest, a month-long celebration of labor arts including film, music, theater, poetry, books, art, and history.

Session 3: Workshop, Tours, and Film Screenings
Thursday, May 28
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

An extended session on Thursday afternoon will offer workshops, tours, and film screenings, including a DC area labor history tour, visits to area labor archives, and more.

Labor Repository Open Houses
Thursday, May 28
Friday, May 29

Three area labor repositories have offered to schedule tours with conference visitors.

Friday, May 29
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us for a banquet with entertainment by our own musicians and writers, followed by an open mic hosted by Sarah Browning.