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LECTURE—Maryam Kamali, "The Madrasa in Iran and Baghdad under the Saljuqs"
2016 – 2017 AKPIA Lecture Series: A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture
The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents
Thursday, April 6, 2017
"The Madrasa in Iran and Baghdad under the Saljuqs"
Harvard AKPIA Associate
Lectures are free and open to the public.
They are held Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at the Arthur M. Sackler Building,
New York Labor History Association Barbara Wertheimer and Bernard Bellush Prizes BARBARA WERTHEIMER PRIZE IN LABOR HISTORY To recognize serious study in labor and work history among undergraduate students, the New York Labor History Association annually awards the Barbara Wertheimer Prize for the best research paper written during the previous academic year. Wertheimer was a leading labor educator and scholar. BERNARD BELLUSH PRIZE The Bernard Bellush Prize recognizes outstanding scholarship by graduate students in labor and work history.
American Studies Seminar:
“America at Home and Abroad”
Kadir Has University, 27-29 April 2017
“Changemakers in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”
13 – 18 June 2017
Call for Participants
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, 16 APRIL 2017
The Center on History and Education at Teachers College invites you to
Voices Heard: Mid-20th Century Student Activism at HBCUs
Recent scholarship about the history of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and students' demands for change across educational and political spaces. Panelists will discuss HBCUs as sites of student activism and protest in mid-twentieth century America from varied institutional, group, and gendered perspectives.
with Cally L. Waite, Teachers College, Columbia University
MEDICINE, ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN WORLD 1400-1750
Christ’s College, University of Cambridge 3-4 April 2017
Organized by Valentina Pugliano (Cambridge) and Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers-Newark)
To promote the use of collections housed at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Department of History and Geography is pleased to announce the Jamie Guilbeau and Thelma Guilbeau UL Lafayette Collections Research Grant in the amount of $2,000 for a researcher who is NOT a faculty member, staff member, or student at UL Lafayette.
This week's In Media Res theme focus is "sports games" (March 27th - 31st).
Here's the lineup: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/
Monday, March 27 - Ryan Rogers (Marist College) presents "Tiny Titan."
Tuesday, March 28 - Stefan Hall (High Point University) presents "Blocky but Good: Atari and their RealSports Brand."
Wednesday, March 29 - Bartosz Wieremiej (Jagiellonian University) presents "Death, statues, and legends."
April 10: Find Your Perfect Match: Grantmakers and History Organizations, Perfect Together
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities at Rutgers-University Camden is sponsoring a workshop on cemetery preservation this April. Space is limited, so register now!
April 8: Cemeteries and Historic Preservation: Workshop and Tour of The Woodlands and Mount Moriah Cemetery
The fourth Bergen-Belsen International Summer School, which will take place at the Bergen-Belsen Memorial from the 31st of July until the 6th of August 2017, will deal with memory and remembrance in a comparative perspective. We aim to gather international Master and PhD students from different disciplines, but with a particular interest in topics in Holocaust-, Genocide- and Memory Studies. The programme will consist of lectures, workshops, tours of the Memorial and an excursion to Hanover.
The American Literature Society is pleased to invite submissions for the 1921 prize, which is awarded annually for the best article in any field of American literature. The prize is named for the year the organization was initially founded “to promote and diversify the study of American Literature.” Judged by a panel comprised of members of the American Literature Society Advisory Board and other scholars in the field, the competition will be divided in two categories: one for tenured faculty and one for graduate students, scholars in contingent positions, and untenured faculty members.
***UPDATE and REMINDER***
William Wyckoff, "Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West"