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Monday: Jobs, Reviews digests; Calls for Papers

Tuesday: Fellowships, Grants, Prizes, Conferences, Events, Lectures, Seminars, Symposiums, Summer Programs, Workshops

Wednesday: CFPs; Online Digital Resources

Thursday: CFPs; Online Digital Resources

Friday: Fellowships, Grants, Prizes, Conferences, Events, Lectures, Seminars, Symposiums, Summer Programs, Workshops

 

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Latest Announcements

CFP: New Perspectives on Elvis: A One-Day International Conference, deadline April 8th

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 20, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Music and Music History
Two publishers have already expressed an interest in making a book from this event, so we have extended the deadline to allow anyone interested more time to submit:​​

March, 31: International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M) - campaign and call.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Communication, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
March, 31 (next Friday), will be the deadline by the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M)

LECTURE—Maryam Kamali, "The Madrasa in Iran and Baghdad under the Saljuqs"

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 6, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History

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"

Maryam Kamali

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

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 15, 2017
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Social History / Studies

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”

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
April 27, 2017 to April 29, 2017
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences, Diplomacy and International Relations, Political Science

American Studies Seminar:
“America at Home and Abroad”

Kadir Has University, 27-29 April 2017

7th International Neighbourhood Symposium (INS)

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
June 13, 2017 to June 18, 2017
Location: 
Ukraine
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Management and Leadership Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 “Changemakers in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”
13 – 18 June 2017
Odessa, Ukraine

Call for Participants
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, 16 APRIL 2017

Voices Heard: Mid-20th Century Student Activism at HBCUs

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
April 5, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, American History / Studies, History Education, Political History / Studies

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, Cambridge UK, 3-4 Apr 2017

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 3, 2017 to April 4, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Middle East History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Islamic History / Studies

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)

The Jamie Guilbeau and Thelma Guilbeau UL Lafayette Collections Research Grant

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
May 1, 2017
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, Humanities, Local History, Music and Music History

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.

In Media Res - Sports Games

Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 27, 2017 to March 31, 2017
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Sport History & Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, Cultural History / Studies

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."

 

Register now: Cemeteries and Historic Preservation: Workshop and Tour of The Woodlands and Mount Moriah Cemetery

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
April 8, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Local History, Public History

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

4th Bergen-Belsen International Summer School – „Memory in the Digital age: Comparative Memory Studies” 31 July – 6 August 2017

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 31, 2017 to August 6, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, History Education, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

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.

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The 1921 Prize in American Literature -- Deadline September 1, 2017

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
September 1, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Literature, Race Studies

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: William Wyckoff, "Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West"

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 3, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Public History, Rural History / Studies

***UPDATE and REMINDER***

William Wyckoff, "Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West"

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