Speakers: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, Professor, West Virginia University and Ken Fones-Wolf, Professor, Stuart and Joyce Robbins Chair, West Virginia University
Commenter: Sister Marie-Therese Browne, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky
Join us for the 2019 James Green Memorial Forum feat. Ken and Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, both of whom will discuss the challenges of organizing workers in the postwar South including highlights from their recent book “Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie” (University of Illinois Press).
Followed by commentary from Sister Marie-Thérèse Browne aka “Sister Tess,” who has mobilized religious communities in labor struggles throughout the U.S. South.
James Green Memorial Forum honors labor historian James Green (1944-2016).