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Symposium: Crossing the Disciplinary Divide: Conjunctions in German and Holocaust Studies

Crossing the Disciplinary Divide: Conjunctions in German and Holocaust Studies

Washington University in St. Louis

March 20-22, 2014

 

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis announces the 22nd St. Louis Symposium on German Literature and Culture. Crossing the Disciplinary Divide: Conjunctions in German and Holocaust Studies, organized by Professors Erin McGlothlin and Jennifer Kapczynski, will take place on March 20-22, 2014.

 

CfP: Digital Memories, Digital Methods: Transcultural Memory in Europe Beyond Web 2.0Memo

Call for Papers: Digital Memories, Digital Methods: Transcultural Memory in Europe Beyond Web 2.0

COST Action IS1203: In search of transcultural memory in Europe (ISTME), Working Group 2 Mediation

Budapest, 29-30 September 2014

 

Some reflections on 12 Years A Slave

These are some thoughts I had about 12 Years A Slave,  I am very happy for Lupita Nyong'o and the Oscars that 12 Years A Slave won. However I am concerned about the sociological statement that Hollywood is making by celebrating this unique story of American slavery. This story is problematic for me personally for one main reason: it privileges individual freedom over a collective freedom that Shola Lynch's film on Angela Davis privileges. The film's ending implies a resolution for Solomon that he attains by physically abusing the Black woman under the owners' orders.

CFP: GULF SOUTH HISTORY & HUMANITIES CONFERENCE October 9-11, 2014

Title: GULF SOUTH HISTORY & HUMANITIES CONFERENCE October 9-11,
       2014
    Location: Texas
    Date: 2014-10-09
    Description: The GULF SOUTH HISTORY & HUMANITIES CONFERENCE
       (GSHHC), sponsored by the Gulf South Historical Association,
       will hold its thirty-second annual meeting at the historic
       Tremont House Hotel in Galveston, Texas, October 9-11, 2014.
       The Gulf States Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars
       will mee ...

Indiana's Statewide Preservation Conference, Apr 9-11 2014

Title: Preserving Historic Places: Indiana's Statewide
      Preservation Conference
   Location: Indiana
   Date: 2014-04-09
   Description: The two-hundred-year-old city of New Albany on the
      banks of the Ohio River welcomes you to Indiana's annual
      statewide preservation conference. The agenda is packed with
      tours, education sessions, luncheon speakers, and a dinner
      cruise on the Belle of Louisville. Sponsors: Indiana Landmarks,
      Indiana D ...

Pre-registration closes March 5 for NCPH conference in Monterey, California Join us for "Sustainable Public History"

Pre-registration closes March 5 for NCPH conference in Monterey, California Join us for "Sustainable Public History"
March 19 - 22, Monterey, California
Monterey Conference Center

The 36th Annual Meeting of the NCPH will bring together historians, preservationists, curators, consultants, archivists, educators, students, and many others interested in putting history to work.

PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES TODAY!

After March 5, pre-registration for the Monterey, California conference will be closed and registrations can only be taken onsite.

Kritika, Vol. 15, No. 1 (Winter 2014) Contents

Uploaded by Carolyn Pouncy, Managing Editor, Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History

 

From the Editors

Open Letter on Open Access . . .  1

 

Forum: Stalinism and the Economy

ANDREW SLOIN AND OSCAR SANCHEZ-SIBONY

Economy and Power in the Soviet Union, 1917–39 . . . 7

OSCAR SANCHEZ-SIBONY

Depression Stalinism: The Great Break Reconsidered . . . 23

ANDREW SLOIN

The Politics of Crisis: Economy, Ethnicity, and Trotskyism in Belorussia . . . 51

BENJAMIN LORING

cfp: H-WRBI Nuns’ Literacies -Medieval to Modern

Please find attached call for papers for the annual conference for History of Women Religious of Britain & Ireland that will take place at the University of Glasgow, 29-30 August 2014.

The conference theme is: Nuns’ Literacies -Medieval to Modern.

Any aspect of literacy & women religious of Britain & Ireland including but not limited to:

• Reading

• Writing

• Learning

• Textual cultures

• Book ownership

• Education of women religious

• Visual literacy

• Numeracy

• Texts written by or read by women religious

Listen to Lisa Jardine and Jon Agar talk about Big Science

Listen to the interesting conversation between Jon Agar and Lisa Jardine about 20th-century Big Science and technology, including radar, microwave ovens and CERN, at the Science Museum in London:

https://soundcloud.com/sciencemuseum/big-science-collider

The discussion was part of the Science Museum's 'Collider' exhibition.

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