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11th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in this Digital Age

November 15, 2018 to November 17, 2018
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

In partnership with the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age:

IIluminations: Manuscript, Medium, Message

November 15–17, 2018

Who Decides? The History and Future of Monuments in New York City

October 9, 2018
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Public History, Urban History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies


Martin Segal Theatre
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Ave. (34th St)

New monuments are coming to NYC. But how will they be selected? The city established a Monuments Commission last fall and announced a $10 million pledge for statues or public art honoring neglected groups, and the same amount for monuments recognizing women. In this panel, historians, art historians, and monument advocates will discuss the current pressures on city agencies to respond to public opinion.

Agent-Based Modeling in Social Science, History, and Philosophy

Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Research and Methodology, Social History / Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology

Last Call for Nomination for 2019 J.I. Staley Prize

September 1, 2018 to October 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Humanities

The School for Advanced Research is currently taking nominations for the 2019 J.I. Staley Prize for a book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship and writing in anthropology.  Deadline for submissions is October 1, 2018

The award recognizes innovative works that go beyond traditional frontiers and dominant schools of thought in anthropology and add new dimensions to our understanding of the human species. It honors books that cross subdisciplinary boundaries within anthropology and reach out in new and expanded interdisciplinary directions.