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CfP: Re-Inventing Eastern Europe, Krakow, Poland, 24 – 26 April 2015

Call for Papers

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

Re-Inventing Eastern Europe


24 – 26 April 2015

Including a visit to Auschwitz – Birkenau on 26th of April 2015


4* Metropolitan Hotel

Krakow, Poland


Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15 March 2015


Conference Description:


Call for Reviewers: Journal of American Ethnic History

Dear H-Ethnic Subscriber,
If you are interested in reviewing a book or writing a review essay for the Journal of American Ethnic History, then please send an email with your research interests and a CV to Jeff Strickland at jaehreviews@gmail.com.
Jeff Strickland
Associate Professor of History
Montclair State University

New Publication: eBook, Crank Up the Phonograph

I recently finished a book that I put online.  I call it Crank Up the Phonograph:  Who We Are and Where We Came from in Early Sound Recordings.  You can access it at http://www.crankupthephonograph.com/ and there is no charge.  Using early sound recordings as a base for study, the book attempts to understand how average Americans viewed people considered to be outsiders (immigrants, African Americans and country people) and how immigrants viewed their world.  (Record manufacturers in the early years of sound recordin