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CfP: World History Theory and Practice: States, Borders, and Migrations Conference

St. John's University's History department convenes its first World History Theory and Practice: States, Borders, and Migrations conference on its Manhattan (New York, New York) campus on May 3, 2104, in order to advance theories and to consider practices of world history. The conference will offer panels on both research and teaching with the aim of fostering research-driven conversations on the teaching of world history.

Table of Contents: Indiana Magazine of History

Indiana Magazine of History, vol. 109, no. 4 (December 2013)

Stephen E. Towne, "The Persistent Nullifier: The Life of Civil War Conspirator Lambdin P. Milligan," pp. 303-354.

Peter J. Barry, "Ex parte Milligan: History and Historians," pp. 355-379.

Justice Steven H. David, "Ex parte Milligan and the Detainees at Guantanamo Bay: A Legacy Lost," pp. 380-394.

Submitted by--

Michael Maben

Indiana University Maurer School of Law Library

Bloomington, Indiana

New Readex Civil War Collection

This week Readex announced The American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922: From the American Antiquarian Society.  This digital edition of the American Antiquarian Society’s remarkable Civil War materials features more than 13,500 diverse works, including books, broadsides, lithographs, maps, pamphlets, political cartoons, and photographs. 

Link to news release on the Readex Blog:

CFP: "Visualizing Revolt and Punishment in Early Modern Times: Conflict and Contact Zones Between Different Visual Cultures and Policies"

Time and location: April 25-26, 2014, Harvard University, Mahindra Humanities Center.

Deadline for submissions (Summary and CV): January 30, 2014

CFP: Memory and Emotion in Nineteenth-Century German Visual Culture

Dear H-Emotions Members,

Please find below a call for papers for an event being held by the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory, Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London this summer. The deadline is quite soon, on 20th January.

Susie Pryor Award for Best Arkansas Women's History Paper

The 2014 Susie Pryor Award Competition

The Arkansas Women’s History Institute announces its call for the 2014 Susie Pryor Award submissions. The award is named in honor of Susie Hampton Newton Pryor – mother, community leader, local historian and writer from Camden, Arkansas.

The Susie Pryor Award in Arkansas Women’s History offers a $1,000 prize annually for the best unpublished essay on topics in Arkansas women’s history.

Nazism as symptom of bourgeois decadence?

A close look at how some moderate conservatives accounted for the rise of Nazism. Cultural historians following the late, prolific U. of Wisconsin professor George L. Mosse and some Harvard social psychologists with great influence on FDR and the New Deal spread a view of Hitler's appeal to his supposed Jewish blood or other apolitical, extra-economic factors. I reproduced some of my research here on that subject. More will follow.

ANN: Short-Term Research Fellowship​s

To support the study of southern history and promote the use of the collections housed at the University of Alabama, the Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South and the University of Alabama Libraries will offer a total of eight fellowships in the amount of $500 each for researchers whose projects entail work to be conducted in southern history or southern studies at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library (, the A.S.

CONF: "Composing Disability: Diagnosis, Interrupted" (Washington DC, 3-4 April 2014)

The George Washington University's Office of Disability Support Services, Department of English, and University Writing Program cordially invite you to their upcoming conference: 

"Composing Disability: Diagnosis, Interrupted" 
April 3-4, 2014
Jack Morton Auditorium 
School of Media and Public Affairs
801 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

ANN: VCU Qatar - Rose Issa lecture and Fathi Hassan's exhibition

In Doha on Wednesday 15th January - Come to VCU Qatar to hear Rose Issa's lecture at 6pm and to see Fathi Hassan's new exhibition at 7pm.

Wednesday 15th January at 6pm: Rose Issa's lecture on "Signs, Traces, Calligraphy", followed by the exhibition launch for Fathi Hassan at 7pm, "The Depth of Hope,"

Welcome to 2-POINT-O

Hi Everybody:

I just found out H-Holocaust was moved yesterday! I had been told it would be in the "next wave" which would be next week sometime. This is good.

Now that it's up and running, we all have much to learn with the new system, there's so much more to it than we've had during the past, and I hope you're learning your way around. And, as always, if you have any difficulties or questions please let me know (



ANN: AUC offers new CASIC program starting summer 2014

The Department of Arabic Language Instruction at the American University in
Cairo has the pleasure to announce the launching of a one year Advanced
Arabic Program starting summer 2014, and continuing through fall and spring
of 2015. Successful applicants will enjoy a reduced fee, and will enjoy a
content based curriculum which includes an out of class, real world


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