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Recent Content

Managing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration, NYC, April 3-4

Please join MANAGING BORDERS: An Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. In this two-day conference, leading scholars in the field of American immigration will introduce their latest research, discuss issues and problems associated to American immigration today, and explore new tasks and challenges for immigration scholars. A keynote lecture will be given by Professor Mary C. Waters from Harvard University. 

CFP Midwest MLA 2015 session: Networks and U.S. Ethnic Literatures

This session explores the relationship between recent sociological discussions on networks and U.S. literature by writers of color. In The Rise of the Network Society, Manuell Castells argues that the last quarter of the twentieth century has seen a social evolution based on developments in computer-mediated communication.

South Central Modern Language Association Interdisciplinary Studies CFP

Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities at SCMLA

We invite proposals on the topic of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities for presentation at the 72nd annual South Central Modern Language Association conference at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN on October 31- November3, 2015.

H-Net Job Guide 16 to 23 March 2015

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 16 March 2015 to 23 March 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Amstdy. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.



Georgia College & State University - Lecturer, US History


CFP: C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Conference, March 17-20, 2016, Penn State University

C19 warmly invites proposals for its fourth biennial conference, "Unsettling," to be held at Penn State March 17-20, 2016.




State College, Pennsylvania
March 17-20, 2016
Hosted by Penn State University