The Smith Center is pleased to announce that the twentieth series of the Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography will be held at the Newberry Library on Thursday, November 7 through Saturday, November 9, 2019. This year’s series, titled Redrawing the World: 1919 and the History of Cartography, commemorates the Centennial of the landmark Paris Peace Conference that led to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. The series is being organized this year by Peter Nekola (Philosophy, Luther College).
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E. Randolph Hooks will discuss his restoration of Spring Bank, the house built in 1793 for John Stark Ravenscroft (1772-1830) and his wife Anne Spotswood Burwell (1773-1814) in Lunenburg County, Virginia. Ravenscroft became the first Episcopal bishop of North Carolina in 1823 and is buried in Raleigh’s Christ Church. Mr.
The Michigan Historical Review announces a call for graduate papers exploring themes from Michigan’s past for its 2019 Graduate Student Essay Prize. The winner will receive $2,000 and publication in our journal. Entry deadline is 1 July 2019. Papers must use original, primary source material and will be judged on style, research, originality, and proper documentation.
The Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (FEEGI) invites paper proposals for its thirteenth biennial conference to be held February 14-15, 2020 at Saint Louis University.
Religion and Culture in the Americas Seminar, Newberry Library
2019-2020 Call for Proposals
Submission Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2019
The Religion and Culture in the Americas Seminar explores topics in religion and culture broadly from interdisciplinary perspectives including social history, biography, cultural studies, visual and material culture, urban studies, and the history of ideas. We are interested in how religious belief has affected society, rather than creedal-or theological focused studies.