History@Work Lecture: "Race, Gender, and Union Organizing in the USA: Lessons from the 1970s for Today"


Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Lane Windham is the associate director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University. She is the author of the award-winning "Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide." Lane spent 20 years in the union movement, including time organizing unions with textile and clothing workers in the United States. Her published works address issues of class, race, gender, economic justice, and the future of work. Currently, her research focuses on how working people can best build power within today’s shifting economy. This event is cosponsored by the Department of American Studies, Department of History, and the Gender Studies Program

Originally published at conductorshare.nd.edu.