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LAWCHA in Chicago

May 28, 2009

Labor and Working-Class History Association and the Fund for Labor Culture and History
are holding their annual conference this weekend in Chicago. The theme for the conference is ‘Race, Labor and the City: Crises Old and New.’ The conference will be held at Roosevelt University.
If around Chicago, I present Saturday afternoon. Download the program.
Saturday, May 30, 3:15pm-4:45pm
Chinese, Mexican, and “Indigenous” Workers: Navigating Nationalized Boundaries (Auditorium Building, Room 326)
Shanshan Lan, Northwestern University, Chinese immigrant workers navigating Mexican Chicago
Leon Fink, University of Illinois-Chicago, How Chicago’s Mexican Community Saved May Day
Dylan Miner, Michigan State University, Class, Nationhood, and Indigeneity in Post-1968 Chicana/o Cultural Practice
Lilia Fernandez, Ohio State University, chair
Gilbert Gonzalez, University of California, Irvine, comment

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