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Tag Archives: Working-Class Studies Association
A cultural anthropologist from the “Southeast Side” of Chicago whose family is still living the half-life of deindustrialization three decades after the mills shut down. A community organizer, journalist, teacher, actor, and musician who also writes poetry in Albuquerque, New … Continue reading
Each year the Working-Class Studies Association (WCSA) issues a number of awards honoring publications in the field: books and articles, documentaries and dissertations. A panel of judges identifies “excellent work that provides insightful and engaging representations of working-class life, culture, … Continue reading
From June 22 to 25, 2011, around 230 people attended the conference of the Working-Class Studies Association, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The conference was chaired by Jack Metzgar, a regular blogger on this site, and organized by the … Continue reading