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Latest Announcements

New Insights on Plagues and Epidemics in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 17, 2020 to November 1, 2020
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Public Health

Conference to be held in Venice, February 19-21, 2021

This conference will bring together academics and researchers from around the world to present current research on all aspects of epidemics in the Medieval and Early Modern periods (ca. 500-1800 C.E.), including:

Identification of historical epidemics

Contemporary and historical medical approaches

Effects of epidemics on historical populations

Social and cultural reactions to disease

Call for Submissions: Disability and Antislavery Activism Anthology (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
September 16, 2020 to October 2, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Slavery, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

We are extending the deadline to submit proposals for a project examining historical intersections between disability and antislavery activism, both broadly defined. The goal of this edited volume is to revisit the history of antislavery movements with a focus on disability, thereby illuminating patterns and interactions that have been largely overlooked in cultural assumptions as well as scholarship.

WEBINAR SERIES | 2020-21 Mellon Sawyer Seminar - Humanitarianisms: Migrations and Care through the Global South | University of Washington

Type: 
Event
Date: 
October 8, 2020
 

WEBINAR SERIES | 2020-21 Mellon Sawyer Seminar - Humanitarianisms: Migrations and Care through the Global South | University of Washington

Podcast: uMgungundlovu - through the eyes of the izinceku

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
October 1, 2020
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies

by The 500 Hundred Year Archive (FHYA)

Descriptions of life at uMgungundlovu in the 1830s based on accounts by Lunguza kaMpukane, Thununu kaNonjiya, Ngidi kaMcikaziswa, and Sivivi kaMaqungo, recorded in the early 1900s by the amateur historian, James Stuart. Stuart published them in a school reader, uKulumetule, in 1925.

NeMLA's First Ever Virtual Convention

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 11, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Languages, Literature, Graduate Studies, Teaching and Learning

NeMLA's 2021 convention is officially going virtual!

 

While we will miss seeing all of you in person next spring, we are excited to focus our energies into making the friendliest academic conference the best possible virtual conference. 

 

Many factors played into this decision, the most important of which is the health and safety of our members. Please know that: