[PAST EVENT] No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Workers
October 21, 2015
LocationReves Center for International Studies, Reves Room
200 S Boundary St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Cindy Hahamovitch is the Class of '38 Professor and Chair of the History Department at William & Mary. She writes about the history of international and US labor migration. She is the author of 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 working on the history of human trafficking in labor over the past two centuries. She is the past president of the Southern Labor Studies Association and the Reviews Editor for Labor: Studies in the Working Class History of the Americas.
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