H-1960s is a forum for the discussion of the history, politics, culture, and legacy of the 1960s.

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ESSAY PRIZE: British Association for American Studies & Adam Matthew Digital – DEADLINE 20th January 2017

The British Association for American Studies is pleased to announce the second Adam Matthew Digital essay prize consisting of £500 plus one-year’s access to one Adam Matthew Digital archival collection chosen by the author. Prize-winning essays will be offered publication in US Studies Online: the Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Network and Blog.

digital project on washington, dc in 1968

I am curating a digital project on Washington, DC in 1968 to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary in 2018.  The purpose of the project is to move beyond the hyperfocus on "the riots" and to amplify the full range of individuals, organizations, events and ideas that made 1968 such a momentous year in DC.  It is an ambitious project!  The website will feature content (photos, text, audio, video) for each day in 2018.  

IGHS Conference Call for Papers

The International Graduate Historical Studies Conference will host “Crossing Borders, Challenging Boundaries, ” at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 31-April 1, 2017. We invite graduate students from across the social sciences and the humanities to submit proposals for papers or panels that adopt an interdisciplinary or transnational approach but we are also seeking papers or panels that approach historical topics in more traditional ways. All submissions must be based on original research.   

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