This was Session III of the “Dissenting Traditions” conference to Address the Intellectual and Political Interests of Canada Research Chair, Bryan D. Palmer at Trent University, 23-24 October 2015.
Moderated by Peter Campbell. Presentations by:
Paul LeBlanc (La Roche College): “Activist Vanguards and Social Struggles in the United States”
James Barrett (Univ of Illinois): “What Went Wrong? The Case of the Communist Party, USA”
Michael Goldfield (Wayne State Univ): “Steelworkers and Communists: Successes and Failures in the United States and Canada”
Ernie Tate (Toronto): “Memoir as Working-Class Radical History”
This conference was funded and supported by the Canada Research Chairs Program and Trent University's School for the Study of Canada.