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Working History, a podcast produced by the Southern Labor Studies Association. All interviews conducted by Beth English, Princeton University, unless otherwise noted. Interviews link directly to SoundCloud and are also available on iTunes.

2018

February | "Murder, Race, and (In)Justice," Karen Cox, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

January | "Hillbilly Hellraisers" and Rethinking the Roots of Populist Politics, J. Blake Perkins, Williams Baptist College 

2017

October | Poor Whites in the Slave South, Kerry Leigh Merritt, Independent Historian

September | The High Cost of Cheap Food, Bryant Simon, Temple University

September | A New Narrative for Labor in the 1970s, Lane Windham, Georgetown University

August | Preserving Southern Labor's Past, Traci JoLeigh Drummond, Georgia State University

June | LGBT Discrimination and Activism in the Southern Workplace, Joshua Hollands, University College London

June | Southern Small Farmers Standing Their Ground, Adrienne Petty, City University of New York

May | Freedom Struggles in the Post-Civil Rights Rural South, Greta de Jong, University of Nevada, Reno

April | From Indentured Servant to Modern-Day Guestworker, Cindy Hahamovitch, University of Georgia

2016

December | The Long History of Mexican Migration to the Deep South, Julie Wiese, University of Oregon

November | Race, Identity, and Memory, Blain Roberts, California State University, Fresno

September | What Does "Working Class" Mean in American Politics?, Robyn Muncy, University of Maryland

May | Migrant Workers and Labor Relations from South Texas to the Nation, John Weber, Old Dominion University

April | Social Justice from the U.S. South to South Africa, Alex Lichtenstein, Indiana University

March | Academic Publishing in the Digital Age, Derek Krissoff, University of West Georgia Press

March | Justice for a Toxic Town, Ellen Griffith Spears, University of Alabama

February | Southern Histories through Women's Words, Melissa Walker, Converse College, and Giselle Roberts, LaTrobe University

January | The Roots of the Modern Anti-Union Movement, Chad Pearson, Collin College

2015

December | The White Whale: Why Moby Dick is a Story about the Fate of Southern Labor in the Age of Slavery, Scott Nelson, College of William and Mary

December | A Lifetime of Building Solidarity, Michael Honey, University of Washington, Tacoma

November | Women Apparel Workers in the U. S. South, Michelle Haberland, Georgia Southern University

October | Religion's Role in Organizing the South, Kenneth Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University

October | Disaster Response in Historical Perspective, Jacob Remes, SUNY Empire State College

September | Black Women Convict Laborers in the New South, Talitha LeFlouria, University of Virginia

August | Best True Stories of Life and Work on the Panama Canal, Julie Greene, University of Maryland

August | Immigrant Rights, Detentions, and Activism, Anton Flores, Alterna; Guest host: Jennifer Brooks, Auburn University

July | Tobacco, Family Farms, and Federal Policy, Evan Bennett, Florida Atlantic University

July | The Labor Question and Higher Education, Elizabeth Shermer, Loyola University Chicago

July | The Roots of Black Protest Politics, Jay Driskell, Hood College







CONTACT Southern Labor Studies Association 

c/o Evan Bennett, Treasurer

Department of History

Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

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