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