Guestworkers of the World, Unite! You Have Nothing to Lose but Your Job, Your Passport, Your Visa ...


Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium

Cindy Hahamovitch received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1992. She teaches 19th and 20th century U.S. history, including courses on labor and immigration. Her new book, No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor was published by Princeton University Press in 2011. Her first book, The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870–1945, was published by UNC Press in 1997. She is Graduate Director in History, the reviews editor for Labor: Studies in Working-class History of the Americas, and the past president of the Southern Labor Studies Association.

Sponsored by the Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor