McGregor Memorial Conference Center

Location

495 Ferry Mall
Detroit
,
MI
48202
,
US

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Past Events

Thursday
Oct
16
2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 9:30am through Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:30pm
9:30am through Saturday, October 18 at 5:30pm
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. Keynote Speakers Walter Hixson, University of Akron Incorporating the Native World into U.S. Historiography Alice Kessler-Harris, Columbia University What is Labor History Now? Book Talks 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, "New Directions in the History of Atlantic Rice" Michael Honey, "Sharecroppers Troubadour: Labor's Freedom Music" "Academic Contingent Labor" "Detroit Stories: Working in the Shadows of the 'New' Economy" Frithjof Bergmann, "New Work, New Culture"
Thursday
Jun
19
2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 9am through Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 5:30pm
9am through Sunday, June 22 at 5:30pm
The Allied Media Conference is a collaborative laboratory of media-based organizing strategies for transforming our world, held every Summer in Detroit.
Wednesday
Feb
19
2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 8:30am-5pm
8:30am-5pm
An Interactive Workshop Presented by the Labor@Wayne Program at Wayne State University, with George Roumell, Mary Bedikian, Mike Nowakowski, Marick Masters, Ed Hartfield, & others Who Should Attend: * Union reps, * HR and LR reps, * and anyone with responsibilities that involve arbitration Special Feature: Reception Honoring * George Roumell Labor@Wayne Walter Reuther Library 5401 Cass Avenue, Room 255 Detroit, MI 48202 Phone: 313-577-5358 Fax:313-577-5359 E-mail: ed9810@wayne.edu
Thursday
Oct
24
2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 10am through Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 5pm
10am through Saturday, October 26 at 5pm
35th annual North American Labor History Conference held on Wayne State's campus bringing together labor scholars and activists to discuss critical historical and contemporary themes.