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Southern Labor Studies Association Dissertation Prospectus Workshop(2017-12-09)

The SLSA will hold a Dissertation Prospectus Workshop on the first day of its upcoming conference in Athens, GA (May 17-19). Doctoral students working in any related discipline are invited to apply. Each accepted applicant will meet with a committee of scholars who will provide feedback at the May 17 workshop. The workshop is limited to ten students, each of whom will receive a $300 honorarium to help defray the cost of attending the conference plus a one-year membership in the SLSA.

Applicants must submit a 5-7-page (1250-1750 word) prospectus and a CV as a single Word file. The file name should be the applicant’s name. A sample bibliography of up to 5 pages) of primary and secondary sources may also be submitted as a separate Word document.

The conference will also feature an “Archives Spa” at which archivists will meet with researchers to advise them about relevant collections. Workshop participants who register for the conference are invited to participate in the Spa as well as the rest of the conference.

To apply, submit materials to David Anderson ( by: January 15, 2018.

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