Updates on Conference Events

The WCSA is hosting a number of events at its upcoming conference in Bloomington:

  • The annual Meet & Greet event will be held Wednesday, May 31 from 5:30- 7 pm at Nick’s English Hut located at 423 E Kirkwood Ave in Bloomington (a short walk from the center of campus). We encourage everyone to stop by and meet new and returning members. Enjoy some appetizers on us!
  • Two “Action Gathering” panel sessions hosted by members of the WCSA Steering Committee will be held on Thursday at 3:30 – 4:45 pm and Friday 1:45 – 3:15 pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend and engage in ongoing conversations about growing the field of working-class studies.
  • A presidential plenary session led by Past-Presidents Tim Strangleman and Christie Launius, President-elect Terry Easton, and current President Michele Fazio to facilitate a discussion on future directions of the WCSA has been scheduled for Thursday from 5:15 – 6:30 pm.
  • Our Membership Meeting is scheduled for Friday at 12:15 pm.  All are welcome to attend to learn more about the WCSA and hear updates from the Steering Committee. Folks are encouraged to bring lunch.

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