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ISL Tea Talk: Challenges Facing Immigrant Workers Around the World

Professor, B. Phinizy Spalding Distinguished Professor of History, President, Labor and Working-Class History Association, Co-organizer, Athens Film Project
Flyer for the event Tea Talks with Dr. Cindy Hahamovitch Nov 21
Tate Center Intersection

International Student Life is excited to share an upcoming Tea Talk -

Dr. Hahamovitch will be presenting and participating in a Q&A session on this month’s Tea Talks event on Thursday, Nov. 21st from 3-4:30pm in the Tate Intersection: “Challenges Facing Immigrant Workers Around the World”.

Dr. Hahamovitch is the University of Georgia B. Phinizy Spalding Distinguished Professor of Southern History and a scholar of southern, immigration, and labor history in a global context. She is the author of two books: The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945 (UNC Press, 1997) and the triple prize-winning, No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor (Princeton University Press). A former Fulbright Fellow, and the John E. Sawyer Fellow at the National Humanities Center, she is the past president of the Southern Labor Studies Association and the Reviews Editor for LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History. She is currently working on two projects: a history of human trafficking in labor over the past two centuries and the history of Chambers v Florida, a 1933 murder trial involving four black defendants. She teaches the modern US survey plus courses on immigration, food and power, the US between 1945 and 1975, and labor history.

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