The PPC is pleased to co-sponsor the Midwest Labor and Working-Class History Colloquium, which will be held on May 26, 2018, at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. The colloquium is a graduate student led event that is open to students, scholars, public historians, and activists presenting on contemporary and historical topics in labor and working-class studies, broadly defined. The colloquium is co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Department of History, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, and the Labor Center. All presentations will be free and open to the public.
The 2018 colloquium, titled “Disorganized/De-organized/Reorganized,” will feature a keynote address by Professor Rosemary Feurer of Northern Illinois University, as well as a roundtable of community activists and local labor organizers. All presentations will be free and open to the public.
Colloquium date: May 26, 2018