On March 5, 2015, the Center for the History of the New America at the University of Maryland will host a symposium exploring workers and organizing in the twenty-first century. Elizabeth Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO, will present a keynote address. The symposium will be convened by Dr. Julie Greene and Dr. Ira Berlin (Professors of History at the University of Maryland) and will be coordinated with the annual meeting of the Southern Labor Studies Association in Washington, D.C. on March 6-8, 2015. Introductory remarks will be given by Patricia Steele, Dean of the University of Maryland Libraries.
For more information, please visit http://newamerica.umd.edu/conferences/spring2015.php.