Labour in the South-West

CFP: Conference at New Mexico State University

Labor in the Southwest, 1943-46: A Symposium
Las Cruces, NM, 24-25 January 2002

Call for Papers

The Department of History at New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum are co-sponsoring a World War II home front symposium on the wartime labor emergency and its resolution. Expected topics to be covered include:

  • the mobilization of school children
  • the Women's Land Army
  • the antecedents of the Bracero program
  • and prisoner of war labor

The symposium will coincide with the opening of a major museum exhibit on POW labor use in NM agriculture at the NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum.

Please submit proposals for papers and/or panels to:

Dr. Jon Hunner,
Department of History,
P.O. Box 30001, MSC 3H
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, N.M. 88003-8001

Posted: 25 July 2001