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Riordan Memorial Research Fellowship in Florida Studies

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The University of South Florida Libraries’ Florida Studies Center in Tampa, FL, invites applications from graduate students for a month-long, in-residence research fellowship. The Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Fellowship awards $2,500 to an M.A. student or Ph.D. candidate engaged in research on a Florida studies topic. The successful applicant will be invited to share his or her research in congenial public forums during the fellowship period.


UF's Samuel Proctor Oral History Program to Teach Oral History Workshop in April

On Wednesday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) will facilitate an oral history workshop for the public. Dr. Paul Ortiz, University of Florida history professor and vice president of the Oral History Association, will lead the workshop along with the award-winning SPOHP staff, focusing on oral history methodology and fieldwork, as well as appropriate technology and best practices for conducting oral history projects, transcribing and producing public history media.  SPOHP engages in active research projects designed to broaden the scope and scale of historical knowledge, and strives to make existing collection accessible through digital archives, podcasts, and public programs.

JOB: Archives Historian, State Archives of Florida (Tallahassee)

JOB: Archives Historian, State Archives of Florida (Tallahassee)

OPS grant funded position (Florida Memory Project)

40 hours per week

$52,000 annually

Duties: The Archives Historian is responsible for conducting research in the collections of the State Archives of Florida, and creating educational content in a variety of formats that is suitable for K-12 classrooms, the informed public, and scholarly audiences. The Archives Historian helps create and edit all material included on the Florida Memory Project website as well as other Archives and Florida Department of State initiatives. The Archives Historian also participates in the development of social media and creative marketing techniques. Additional outreach activities include presentations and tours.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Southern Spaces: "Music and the US South"

From: Jesse P. Karlsberg, Managing Editor, Southern Spaces [jesse.p.karlsberg@emory.edu]
Subject: Call for Submissions: Music and the US South

Southern Spaces, a peer-reviewed, online journal, invites scholars, critics, writers, artists, and musicians to submit essays, photo essays, music essays, original documentaries, and digital projects for a new series "Music and the US South."

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Cuban Heritage Collection Conference, March 20 & 21 in Miami

The Cuban Heritage Collection<http://miami.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=ff639dffe27ad2f5fe528ea2a&id=ed0b682db5&e=440d217c20> (CHC) at the University of Miami Libraries<http://miami.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=ff639dffe27ad2f5fe528ea2a&id=e6212c915b&e=440d217c20> will host a multidisciplinary conference on March 20 and 21, 2014 to disseminate the work of past CHC Graduate Fellows and survey the current state of Cuban and Cuban American Studies.