H-Education seeks to link participants with shared interests in the history of education, broadly defined as a recognized field covering both formal and informal institutions and processes regarding teaching and learning. We anticipate that our audience will consist of university professors, independent scholars, educators, and graduate students, from diverse fields of study.

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CFP: Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)

Moderator note: The organizers of this conference have indicated that they'd be interested in relevent History of Education papers or panels.

 

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) invites comprehensive proposals of individual papers, panels, performances, films, round-tables, workshops, conversations, or alternative formats for its national conference scheduled for October 2-6, 2019 in Charleston, SC.

Re: Public Schools in the Midwest during the Civil War?

I was able to find less for teachers' colleges and common schools:

Call School: Rural Education in the Midwest to 1918. Paul Theobald 1995 http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/954840445

The antebellum college in the old northwest ; higher education and the defining of the midwest / Kenneth H Wheeler; Randolph Roth 1999 http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/53225022

Re: Public Schools in the Midwest during the Civil War?

Hi Peter,

I tried an ugly-but-inclusive search in WorldCat FirstSearch, which MSU labels as “WorldCat (OCLC) https://libguides.lib.msu.edu/az.php . The search, which you can copy-and-paste directly into the keyword box, was:
(midwest or "mid west" or illinois or iowa or ohio or michigan or wisconsin or indiana) AND ("civil war" or antebellum or "ante bellum") AND ("public school*" or "primary educa*" or "school house*" or schoolhouse)

CFP NYC 2019 Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies

The following CFP might be of interest to H-Education members exploring the role of storytelling by/on famous historical figures in teaching and learning practices. 

CMCS 8th International Conference
Bridging Gaps: Re-Fashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics

The Terrace Club / Club Quarters (across NBC)
New York City, USA

August 30 – September 1, 2019

Abstract deadline: March 18, 2019

 

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