CALL FOR PAPERS “More Expendable than ‘Essential’: Black Workers’ Rights and Racial Class Struggles Under the COVID Crisis” In Conjunction with the 2021 United Association for Labor Education Annual Conference, May 24-27, 2021 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The call for papers for the 2021 conference is now available. The Conference Program Committee is really excited to see what the UALE community is working on and thinking about so we encourage you to get to work on your proposals. We are seeking all kinds of submissions! Academic paper panels – the standard! We
A Lifetime in Labor Education and Filmmaking Earlier this year, UALE member Julia Reichert and co-director Steven Bognar won the Academy Award for Best Documentary with their powerful film American Factory. It is an intense and entertaining story of an eventful year in the lives of workers and managers at a shuttered GM plant in Dayton,
Worker Ed Wednesdays is an effort to collect and share the terrific online worker education opportunities that, because of social distancing, are now available to much wider audiences. We are looking for submissions from any and all of our labor, community, and university partners, as long as the event falls in the broad UALE mission.
By: Emily E. LB. Twarog, PhD, UALE VP-Higher Ed and 2021 Conference Chair, July 22, 2020 I have to admit….I love planning conferences, but….I don’t so much love planning them in the midst of a pandemic. The UALE 2021 Conference Planning Committee kicked off the hard work of conference planning this summer. We met via