In Memory of Keith O. Laurence
Statement from The Association of Caribbean Historians
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 2 June 2014 to 9 June 2014. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Caribbean. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.
LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Dr. Maria Angela Bragança, Secretary of State for Cooperation, Ministry of External Relations, Angola, will speak on "Angola as a Global Influence."
NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER
Residential Fellowships 2015-2016
[Editor's note: Joe Bilby's TINJH column for today]
June 11, 1855: Mary Paul, a Vermont native and resident at the utopian North American Phalanx community in Middletown, wrote her father as the community began to unravel “I don’t know how long I can stay here…Where I shall go and when I go away is more than I can guess.”
June 11, 1964: Sandy Hook Lighthouse was declared an official National Historic Landmark, on the 200th anniversary of the date it began operation.
Call for Papers
“The aesthetics of crossing: experiencing the beyond in Abrahamic traditions”.
Utrecht (NL), 19-21 March 2015
Funded by the European Research Council (ERC)
Hosted by the Dpt. of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University
With keynotes from Hans Belting, Lindsay Jones, Christian Lange, Birgit Meyer, and Leigh Eric Schmidt
Matthew Holford (University of Winchester) will be giving the next Digital History seminar at the Institute for Historical Research, London. The title of his talk is ‘Mapping the Medieval Countryside: Places, People and Properties in the Inquisitions Post Mortem’.
This is a call for ACASA-sponsored 90-minute roundtable proposals for the 103rd CAA Annual Conference, which will be held in New York City February 11- 14, 2015. The deadline for submissions is June 17, 2014.
2014-15 HARVARD FELLOWSHIP IN JAPANESE DIGITAL HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
READING SMALL TEXTS IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Toronto, October 23-26, 2014
The American Library Association's Library Instruction Round Table has just published its "2013 Top Twenty List" of articles about information literacy in its June 2014 newsletter.
The full list of 20 articles, with abstracts, can be found at http://www.ala.org/lirt/sites/ala.org.lirt/files/content/archive/2014jun.pdf
German-reading historians of education may be interested in reading Margret Kraul's new review of Juliane Jacobi's book on girls's and women's education in Europe since 1500. The review was originally jointly published this week by H-Soz-u-Kult and Historische Bildungsforschung Online.
This award of £20,000, sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library, is open to writers resident in the United Kingdom. Writers should be working on a non-fiction or fiction full-length book, written in the English language, the research for which requires that they make substantial use of the British Library’s collections relating to North America (the USA and/or Canada).
Hi Folks - I wanted to alert you to a new online resource:
This interactive site maps every Native American treaty and executive order between 1776 and 1886, as originally compiled by Charles Royce in 1899. The map contains links to the original treaty text, when available.It also has an accompanying video animation, showing land cessions, which you might find useful for teaching: