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Recent Content

Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas, Friday, March 9, 2018

The March seminar will focus on 19th and 20th century Urban Protestantism. Barbara Dobschuetz's paper, Fundamentalism and American Urban Culture; Community and Religious Identity in Paul Rader's Chicago, 1915-1937  examines fundamentalism and use of new technology in preaching the gospel. Andrew MacDonald's presentation, In the Evangelical Sense: The Swing Trial and Late Nineteenth Century Urban Protestantism focuses on the impact of David Swing's 1874 trial.

Southern Historian (graduate journal) 2019 CFP open

The Southern Historian is seeking original scholarly work by graduate students focusing on the history and culture of the American South for its 2019 issue. The deadline for article manuscript submissions for the 2019 issue is August 15, 2018; early submissions are, however, strongly encouraged. We are also seeking book reviewers as well as submissions in a number of other categories, including historiographical essays.

CFP: U.S. Catholic Historian -- Immigration after 1880

U.S. Catholic Historian

Future Issue:  

The New Immigrants: Catholic Arrivals after 1880

For thirty-five years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism.  An upcoming issue will address the theme of Catholic immigration from 1880 to the present. Contributions could include, but are not limited to, studies of the following:

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