In November 2022, the University of California participated in the largest strike in higher education when 48,000 graduate workers, post-docs, and academic researchers went on strike to advocate for their collective labor needs. Following this coalition building framework, we seek presentations focused on coalition building to address labor issues impacting graduate students in literature and languages across institutions.
Potential paper might address, but are not limited to, the following:
Unionization efforts and graduate labor strikes;
Collective bargaining success and struggles;