2014 Theme: THE NATURE OF WORK
While the field of environmental history has provided new horizons within which to situate work and workers, this conference intends to expand those horizons through investigating the multi-fold meanings of "nature" from a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Click here for the Call for Papers. The deadline is April 18, 2014.
Walter Hixson, University of Akron
Alice Kessler-Harris, Columbia University
Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein, Caring for America
Miriam Frank, Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America
Charles Hyde, Arsenal of Democracy
Kim Nielsen, A Disability History of the United States
David Roediger, The Production of Difference
Kathi Weeks, The Problem with Work
Special Sessions / Roundtables
Edda Fields-Black, "Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora"
"Academic Contingent Labor"