[act-ma] 2/11 4 pm Organizing Workers in the Southern USA with Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf (Mon)

Trumpbour, John jtrumpbo at law.harvard.edu
Fri Feb 8 21:51:21 PST 2019

Monday, February 11, 4 pm,

James Green Memorial Forum

"Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: Organizing Workers in the Southern USA"

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf
Professor, West Virginia University

Ken Fones-Wolf
Professor, Stuart and Joyce Robbins Chair, West Virginia University

Commenter: Sister Marie-Therese Browne aka "Sister Tess"
Massachusetts Interfaith Worker Justice
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky

Wasserstein Hall, Room 2019 (Milstein West A),
Harvard Law School
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact: Jack Trumpbour 617-495-0404
                 john_trumpbour at harvard.edu<mailto:john_trumpbour at harvard.edu>

Description: This forum honors the noted labor historian James Green (1944-2016).  It will feature the recent book of Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf, Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South (University of Illinois Press), a study of Operation Dixie and efforts to stop labor organizing in the region.  Their presentation will be followed by commentary by Sister Tess, who was involved in many labor struggles in Texas and various Southern states.  There will also be copies of the book available at the event.

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